Origin of glycerin
Origin of glycerol
Examples from the Web for glycerine
Historical Examples of glycerine
But be careful; most of the things are only temporarily mounted—just in glycerine.The Bacillus of Beauty
It had not been hurt by the glycerine blast that had trapped Asher.
Care is, however, necessary, in moistening the wool with glycerine.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
Denatured alcohol, glycerine, water, a little color and perfume.Junior Achievement
If then it is a smooth solution, nearly as thin as glycerine, it is fit for use.
Word Origin for glycerine
Word Origin for glycerol
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.