propylene glycol

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propylene glycol (countable and uncountable, plural propylene glycols)

  1. (uncountable, chemistry) α-propyleneglycol, 1,2-propanediol, CH3CH(OH)CH2OH, a thick oily liquid, used as an antifreeze and in many industrial applications
  2. (countable, organic chemistry) propandiol, any propane chain with two alcohol functional groups attached

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