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Etymology

1. glycerin

noun. a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils.

Synonyms

  • glycerol
  • glycerine

Etymology

  • glycérine (French)
  • γλυκερός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word glycerin


1. Noun, singular or mass
The mineral oil and glycerin are thicker so the snow should fall a bit more slowly.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Add 1 ½ tablespoons glycerin to the mixture.

3. Adjective
Scrape the bark off the bottom few inches of the branches, then stand them in a container filled with several inches of the glycerin solution.

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