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also glyc·er·ine  (glĭs′ər-ĭn)
Glycerol or a preparation of glycerol.

[French glycérine, from Greek glukeros, sweet.]


(ˈɡlɪsərɪn; ˌɡlɪsəˈriːn) or


(Chemistry) another name (not in technical usage) for glycerol
[C19: from French glycérine, from Greek glukeros sweet + -ine -in; related to Greek glukus sweet]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glycerine - a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oilsglycerine - a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation


[ˌglɪsəˈriːn ˈglɪsərɪn] glycerin [ˈglɪsərɪn] (US) nglycérine f
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Meg bathed the insulted hand with glycerine and tears, Beth felt that even her beloved kittens would fail as a balm for griefs like this, Jo wrathfully proposed that Mr.
There was never the least attention paid to what was cut up for sausage; there would come all the way back from Europe old sausage that had been rejected, and that was moldy and white--it would be dosed with borax and glycerine, and dumped into the hoppers, and made over again for home consumption.
The Doctor still read from cover to cover his Lancet and his Medical Journal, attended all professional gatherings, worked himself into an alternate state of exaltation and depression over the results of the election of officers, and reserved for himself a den of his own, in which before rows of little round bottles full of glycerine, Canadian balsam, and staining agents, he still cut sections with a microtome, and peeped through his long, brass, old-fashioned microscope at the arcana of nature.
Crude glycerine approximately contains 50 to 90 percent glycerol and 15 to 35 percent impurities, such as, methanol or ethanol, fatty acids, water, and some chemical compounds that obtained from transesterification process (Jung & Batal, 2011; Dozier et al.
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Sales of glycerine are up in the city of Calgary, and there are also reported thefts of sulfuric and nitric acid.
AS far as I am aware there is nothing in Ecigs except glycerine and nicotine.
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A novel technique for separating glycerine from palm oil-based biodiesel using ionic liquids.
INGREDIENTS 375g milk/375g cream/110g sugar/150g yolks/25g glycerine (optional)/500g crumbled Christmas pudding METHOD 1 BRING the milk and cream up to the boil and then whisk together the egg yolks and the sugar until they become pale.