Ethylene-glycol meaning

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A colorless sweet-tasting viscous diol, C2 H6 O2 , used as an antifreeze in cooling and heating systems.
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A colorless, viscous liquid, HOCH2CH2OH, used as an antifreeze, as a solvent, in resins, etc.
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A poisonous, syrupy, colorless alcohol used as an antifreeze in heating and cooling systems that use water. Ethylene glycol is chemically like ethanol but has two hydroxyl (OH) groups instead of one. Also called glycol. Chemical formula: C2H6O2.
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(organic chemistry) An organic compound, HO-CH2-CH2-OH, and the chemical structure at right. It is a clear, colorless liquid under normal conditions, and is widely used as a vehicle engine coolant due to its anti-freeze properties.
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