noun see glycerin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • GLYCÉRINE — (glycérol) La glycérine est le propane 1,2,3 triol, alcool de formule:CH2OH CHOH CH2OH Masse moléculaire: 92,11 g Point d’ébullition: 290 0C, avec décomposition Point de fusion: 20 0C (17 0C pour certains auteurs); le composé présente un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • glycerine — glycerine; ni·tro·glycerine; …   English syllables

  • glycerine — see GLYCERIN (Cf. glycerin) …   Etymology dictionary

  • glycerine — is spelt ine in BrE and in in AmE. In technical writing glycerol (same meaning) is used …   Modern English usage

  • Glycérine — Glycérol Glycérol Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Glycerine — Bush – Sixteen Stone Veröffentlichung 1994 Label Trauma Records Format(e) CD, LP, MC Genre(s) Post Grunge Anzahl de …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glycerine — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Glycerine — Glycerin Glyc er*in, Glycerine Glyc er*ine, n. [F. glyc[ e]rine, fr. Gr. glykero s, glyky s, sweet. Cf. {Glucose}, {Licorice}.] (Chem.) An oily, viscous liquid, {C3H5(OH)3}, colorless and odorless, and with a hot, sweetish taste, existing in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glycerine — gly|ce|rine glycerin [ˈglısərın] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: glycérine, from Greek glykeros sweet ] a thick sweet transparent liquid made from fats and used in medicines, explosives, and foods …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glycerine — [19] Greek glukús meant ‘sweet’ (its derivative gleukos ‘sweet thing’ is the ancestor of English glucose [19]). It had a variant glukerōs, which the French chemist Michel Eugène Chevreul took as the basis of a name of a recently discovered syrupy …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • glycerine — [[t]glɪ̱sərɪn[/t]] N UNCOUNT Glycerine is a thick, sweet, colourless liquid that is used especially in making medicine, explosives, and antifreeze for cars. (in AM, usually use glycerin) …   English dictionary

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