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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Therefore, when acrylic water-based paint is used as the finish for particleboard, the ethanediol, 1,2-propylene glycol, aromatic hydrocarbons, methylbenzene, xylene, and cyclohexanone should be controlled.
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The ethanediol is chosen in this paper as the solvent for the high boiling point and good thermostability.
Five pitfalls (diameter of 10 cm) were set out 5 m apart in a straight line at each site and filled with 100 ml of ethanediol as a preservative.
We see that for ethanediol, [tau]" is very small and [tau]' is nearly frequency-independent.