a syrupy colorless liquid, C4H10O3, used as a solvent for cellulose nitrate and as a fabric softener.
Origin of diethylene glycol
Also called diglycol.
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a colourless soluble, poisonous liquid used as a solvent. Formula: (C 2 H 4 OH) 2 O
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