diglycolic acid

or di·gly·col·lic acid

[ dahy-glahy-kol-ik, ]
/ ˌdaɪ glaɪˈkɒl ɪk, /

noun Chemistry.

a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C4H6O5, used chiefly in the manufacture of resins and plasticizers.

Nearby words

  1. digitus,
  2. diglossia,
  3. diglot,
  4. diglyceride,
  5. diglycol,
  6. digne,
  7. dignified,
  8. dignify,
  9. dignitary,
  10. dignity

Origin of diglycolic acid

First recorded in 1870–75; di-1 + glycolic

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