Recent Examples of glycol from the Web
A 557-foot tanker loaded with 1.63 million gallons of ethanol and 6.65 million gallons of monoethylene glycol ran aground Thursday morning near Skamokawa, Washington, on the lower Columbia River, the U.S. Coast Guard says.
If all goes as planned, Sadara will crank out multiple tons of the glycol ethers, isocyanates and other chemicals used in everything from golf balls and gum to sofas and soaps.
Using cheaper overnight electricity from the grid, a large refrigerator chills water mixed with glycol (a component of antifreeze) below the freezing point.
The TS13X uses propylene glycol to pump the heat to a 73.84-CFM fan that generates between 21 and 35 dBA, spinning between 800- and 2,200rpm.
The core is an ultrathin fiber of light-conducting tin dioxide, coated with polyethylene glycol.
The juices are a mix of 40 percent propylene glycol and 60 percent vegetable glycerin.
That enzyme converted polyethylene into ethylene glycol, a chemical commonly used in antifreeze.
In 2011, the FDA sent a letter to the CEO of Brazilian Blowout, noting that its hair-straightening product contains methylene glycol, which is a reactionary chemical compound that forms when formaldehyde combines with water.
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Origin and Etymology of glycol
International Scientific Vocabulary glyc- + -ol
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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