1. ethylene

noun. ['ˈɛθəˌliːn'] a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic.


  • TCE
  • trichloroethane
  • ethene
  • alkene
  • trichloroethylene
  • olefine
  • olefin


  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend

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Rhymes with Ethylene Glycol

Sentences with ethylene-glycol

1. Noun Phrase
It is not harmless; it is just less toxic than ethylene glycol used in most antifreeze.

2. Noun Phrase
Glycol is better known as ethylene glycol 2.

3. Noun Phrase
The primary way people are exposed to ethylene glycol is by touching or drinking antifreeze.

Noun Phrase
The same liver enzymes that process
ethylene glycol** also process glycolic acid, producing oxalate in both cases.

2. glycol

noun. ['ˈglaɪˌkɔl, ˈglaɪˌkoʊl'] any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule.


  • dihydric alcohol
  • alcohol

3. glycol

noun. ['ˈglaɪˌkɔl, ˈglaɪˌkoʊl'] a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent.


  • ethylene glycol
  • antifreeze