Crossword clues for glycol
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Glycol \Gly"col\, n. [Glycerin + -ol. See Glycerin.] (Chem.) (a) A thick, colorless liquid, C2H4(OH)2, of a sweetish taste, produced artificially from certain ethylene compounds. It is a diacid alcohol, intermediate between ordinary ethyl alcohol and glycerin.
n. 1 (context organic chemistry English) Any aliphatic diol. 2 (context organic compound English) A thick, colourless liquid, C2H4(OH)2, of a sweetish taste, produced artificially from certain ethylene compounds and used as an antifreeze; ethylene glycol.
Usage examples of "glycol".
For example, an anion gap on the electrolyte panel combined with metabolic acidosis on arterial blood gases would prompt an inquiry into ASA, methanol, or ethylene glycol as potential etiologic agents.
The vapor detection device also found the presence of ethylene glycol dinitrate, a chemical marker that identified the explosive as being “Semtex,” a product of the Czech Republic.
Nitrocellulose dope is made by adding glycol sebacate, ethyl acetate, butyl acetate or butyl alcohol to a solution of nitrocellulose.
The cooling system had been replaced by a water-based design, because chemicals in the old system like glycol were corrosive and couldn't be stored over long periods.
The vapor detection device also found the presence of ethylene glycol dinitrate, a chemical marker that identified the explosive as being “.
All this was bad enough: but the frightening thing was that for every pint of radiator liquid lost and every pint of snow-water used to replace it, the anti-freeze became that much more diluted, and though we carried a small reserve drum of ethylene glycol its weight diminished perceptibly with every halt we made.
No way to see, of course, but I could imagine the pale blue solution-ethylene glycol and something else-foaming up around and over us.
It was the metering of the fluid squeezed by the piston from the cylinder-pure ethylene glycol, or antifreeze-through an adjustable orifice that controlled the rate at which the aircraft was arrested.
Phenols and nitrobenzene bring to mind ether and shoe polish respectively, and ethylene glycol smells exactly like antifreeze because that's exactly what it is.
I don't mean to single out the Miller company, but you may be interested to know that Miller Lite contains propylene glycol alginate, water, barley malt, corn syrup, chemically modified hop extracts, yeast, amyloglucosidase, carbon dixoide, papain enzyme, liquid sugar, potassium metabisulfite, and Emka-malt, whatever that is.
The flagship groaned with mysterious voices (and Truck, wrenched out of his head by mounting alien energies, hallucinated briefly a Roman sundial isolated by a single watery ray of light in a sunken garden, smelling mint, glycol, horsehair) as Pater hurled her up and out.