propylene glycol(redirected from 1,2-propanediol)
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A colorless viscous hygroscopic liquid that is a vicinal diol, C3H8O2, used in antifreeze solutions, in hydraulic fluids, and as a solvent.
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless viscous hydroscopic sweet-tasting compound used as an antifreeze and brake fluid. Formula: CH3CH(OH)CH2OH. Systematic name: 1,2-dihydroxypropane
a colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid, C3H8O, used as a lubricant, an antifreeze, and a solvent.
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|Noun||1.||propylene glycol - a sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects|
antifreeze - a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point
humectant - any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist