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gly·col(glī′kôl′, -kōl′, -kŏl′)
1. Any of various diols, usually containing vicinal hydroxyl groups.
2. Ethylene glycol.
glycolic, glycollic adj
gly•col(ˈglaɪ kɔl, -kɒl)
1. a colorless, sweet liquid, C2H6O2, used chiefly as an automobile antifreeze and as a solvent.
2. any of a group of alcohols containing two hydroxyl groups.
gly•col′ic (-ˈkɒl ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||glycol - 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
|2.||glycol - any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule|
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation