from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A colorless sweet-tasting viscous diol, C2H6O2, used as an antifreeze in cooling and heating systems.
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- noun organic chemistry An
organic compound, HO-CH2-CH2-OH, and the chemical structure at right. It is a clear, colorless liquid under normal conditions, and is widely used as a vehicle engine coolant due to its anti-freeze properties.
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- noun a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent
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