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|Tessa Miller|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's made with glycerin, coconut oil, and "fragrance," and probably wasn't worth $9.50.
In such cases, equal parts of tincture of iodin and glycerin are employed.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Glycerin when treated with hydrochloric acid gives propenyl dichlorhydrin, which may be oxidized to s-dichloracetone.
Glycerin is also present in Bovinine and Valentines meat juice.
Aromatic tincture, tincture of ginger, or glycerin may be added in some cases.
On the forenoon of the third day, everything being at last in readiness, I now prepared to turn on the acids and the glycerin.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim
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.