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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γλυκύς (glukús, sweet) +‎ -ol

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlʌɪkɒl/
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NounEdit

glycol (plural glycols)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any aliphatic diol.
  2. (organic chemistry) A thick, colourless liquid, C2H4(OH)2, of a sweetish taste, produced artificially from certain ethylene compounds and used as an antifreeze; ethylene glycol.

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