Glycol meaning

glī'kôl', -kōl', -kŏl'
Any of various diols, usually containing vicinal hydroxyl groups.
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Any of a group of alcohols with a hydroxyl group attached to each of two carbon atoms, as ethylene glycol.
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Ethylene glycol.
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Any of various alcohols containing two hydroxyl groups (OH).
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(organic chemistry) Any aliphatic diol.
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(organic chemistry) A thick, colourless liquid, C2H4(OH)2, of a sweetish taste, produced artificially from certain ethylene compounds and used as an antifreeze; ethylene glycol.
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