noun. a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils.
- glycérine (French)
- γλυκερός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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.
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.