ethanediol


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ethanediol

(ˈiːθeɪnˌdaɪɒl; ˈɛθ-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a clear colourless syrupy soluble liquid substance, used as an antifreeze and solvent. Formula: CH2OHCH2OH. Also called: glycol or ethylene glycol
[C20: from ethane + di-1 + -ol1]
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Noun1.ethanediol - a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent
antifreeze - a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point
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