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glyc·er·ol

 (glĭs′ə-rôl′, -rōl′)
n.
A syrupy, sweet, colorless or yellowish liquid triol, C3H8O3, obtained from fats and oils as a byproduct of saponification and used as a solvent, antifreeze, plasticizer, and sweetener and in the manufacture of dynamite, cosmetics, liquid soaps, inks, and lubricants.

glycerol

(ˈɡlɪsəˌrɒl)
n
(Chemistry) a colourless or pale yellow odourless sweet-tasting syrupy liquid; 1,2,3-propanetriol: a by-product of soap manufacture, used as a solvent, antifreeze, plasticizer, and sweetener (E422). Formula: C3H8O3. Also called (not in technical usage): glycerine or glycerin
[C19: from glycer(ine) + -ol1]

glyc•er•ol

(ˈglɪs əˌrɔl, -ˌrɒl)

n.
a colorless liquid, C3H8O3, used as a sweetener and preservative, and in suppositories and skin emollients.
[1880–85; glycer (in) + -ol1]

glyc·er·ol

(glĭs′ə-rôl′)
A sweet, syrupy liquid obtained from animal fats and oils or by the fermentation of glucose. It is used as a solvent, sweetener, and antifreeze and in making explosives and soaps. Also called glycerin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glycerol - a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oilsglycerol - 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
Translations

glycerol

[ˈglɪsərɒl] Nglicerol m

glycerol

nGlyzerin nt

glycerol, glycerin

n glicerol m, glicerina
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Humectants such as glycerol have been actively used as key ingredients that can regulate the moisture and water activity during the manufacturing of products such as cigarettes and skin care lotions, among others.
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Biodiesel production is usually accompanied by the production of 10% (w/v) glycerol as main low-value by-product, making it not yet economically competitive to petroleum-based processes.
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The objective of this work was to evaluate the efficiency of artificial dyes, used in the industry of juices, at different concentrations or in mixture with glycerol for staining some hyaline, reproductive or vegetative structures, useful for the identification of Oidium sp.
The frog skin epithelium is used as a model to demonstrate the transport of various charged solutes (sodium and chloride) and non-charged solutes (urea and glycerol) across the mucosal and serosal membranes through channels and transporters to maintain the homeostasis of the body fluid.
Royal DSM says it received a unanimous jury verdict in a Federal Court in Wisconsin concluding that all glycerol reducing ethanol yeast products sold by Lallemand infringe DSM's U.S.
Also, using the resistance values determined, perform time-variable flow simulations to verify the water glycerol mixture developed in the lab as a physiologically relevant blood analog fluid.
In response to fermentative stress, yeasts produce glycerol, in a self-protective mechanism.
The main coproduct of biodiesel is crude glycerol, which before a highly cost purification process has a limited amount of applications.