propylene glycol

noun
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of propylene glycol

: 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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First Known Use of propylene glycol

1870


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propylene glycol

noun

medical Definition of propylene glycol

: 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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