glycerin : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
- Water solutions of the detergent were only mildly effective, so the researchers tried solutions of detergents in propylene glycol, which is a sort of thin glycerine.
- Following 100 deaths in Panama linked to cough syrup containing diethylene glycol (the ingredient had been mislabeled as glycerin, which is harmless), the FDA issued an import .
- A swart little man named Wallace Foreman was mixing sulphuric acid and glycerin to make an electrolyte for plating.