[ sel-uh-solv ]
/ ˈsɛl əˌsɒlv /
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a brand name for any of a group of industrial solvents consisting of ethers of ethylene glycol and their derivatives.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cellosolve
/ (ˈsɛləʊˌsɒlv) /
trademark an organic compound used as a solvent in the plastics industry; 2-ethoxyethan-1-ol. Formula: C 2 H 5 OCH 2 CH 2 OH
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