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glyc·er·in

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

[French glycérine, from Greek glukeros, sweet.]
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glycerine

(ˈɡlɪsərɪn; ˌɡlɪsəˈriːn) or

glycerin

n
(Chemistry) another name (not in technical usage) for glycerol
[C19: from French glycérine, from Greek glukeros sweet + -ine -in; related to Greek glukus sweet]
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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
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Translations

glycerine

[ˌglɪsəˈriːn ˈglɪsərɪn] glycerin [ˈglɪsərɪn] (US) nglycérine f
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Effects of Glycerol on the Metabolism of Broilers FED Increasing Glycerine Levels.
Effects of long-term feeding of crude glycerine on performance, carcass traits, meat quality, and blood and rumen metabolites of finishing bulls.
Garry Ryan; GLYCERINE; NeWest Press (Fiction: Mystery) 18.95 ISBN: 9781927063682
AS far as I am aware there is nothing in Ecigs except glycerine and nicotine.
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