Origin of glycol
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for glycol
On boiling with water, it decomposes into glycol and trimethylamine.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
No glycollic acid, oxalic acid, glycol, or glycerol was produced.Alcoholic Fermentation
Glycol, glī′kol, n. the type of a class of artificial compounds forming chemically a link between alcohol and glycerine.
Glycol is heated in a distillery apparatus to 148 C., and a slow current of dry hydrochloric acid passed through it.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
- Any of various alcohols containing two hydroxyl groups.
- Ethylene glycol.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
- See ethylene glycol.
- Any of various alcohols containing two hydroxyl groups (OH).
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.