HyperDic: glycol

English > 2 senses of the word glycol:
NOUNsubstanceglycol, ethylene glycol, ethanediola sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid / liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent
substanceglycol, diol, dihydric alcoholany of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule
glycol > pronunciation
Soundsglay'kao.l; glay'kow.l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
amphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > glycol: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid / liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent.
Synonymsethylene glycol, ethanediol
BroaderantifreezeA liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point
Spanishetilenglicol, glicol
Catalanetilenglicol, glicol
English > glycol: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAny of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule.
Synonymsdiol, dihydric alcohol
BroaderalcoholAny of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
Spanishdiol, glicol
Catalandiol

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