propylene glycol
noun Date: 1885 a sweet hygroscopic viscous liquid C3H8O2 made especially from propylene and used especially as an antifreeze and solvent, in brake fluids, and as a food preservative

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  • propylene glycol — Chem. a colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid, C3H8O, used chiefly as a lubricant, as an antifreeze, as a heat transfer fluid, and as a solvent for fats, oils, waxes, and resins. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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