Origin of glycerin
Examples from the Web for glycerin
It was dead bacteria and glycerin—and it provoked an immune response, but no immunity.Following Tuberculosis From Death Sentence to Cure
April 16, 2014
It's made with glycerin, coconut oil, and "fragrance," and probably wasn't worth $9.50.The Daily Beast D.C. Diary
The Daily Beast
January 19, 2009
Had I turned it on after the glycerin began to flow, I must inevitably have been blown to pieces.Dynamite Stories
The glycerin was set free and remained in the bottom of the kettle as soft soap.Encyclopedia of Diet
The sweet residue left after evaporation of the alcohol is glycerin.
Keep them liquefied and add the glycerin, the honey, and the resin.
Glycerin jelly is a mixture of gelatin glycerin with some water.Animal Proteins
Hugh Garner Bennett
Word Origin and History for glycerin
also glycerine, thick, colorless syrup, 1838, from French glycérine, coined by French chemist Michel-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889), from Greek glykeros "sweet" (see glucose) + chemical ending -ine (2). So called for its sweet taste. Still in popular use, but in chemistry the substance now is known as glycerol.
- Glycerol or a preparation of glycerol.
- See glycerol.