HyperDic: glycerin

English > 1 sense of the word glycerin:
NOUNsubstanceglycerin, glycerol, glycerinea sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
English > glycerin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils.
Synonymsglycerol, glycerine
BroaderalcoholAny of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
Spanishglicerina, glicerol
Catalanglicerina, glicerol

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