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  • adj. Of or pertaining to glycerol
  • adj. Of or pertaining to glyceric acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, glycerin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Derived from glycerin.


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  • The fermentation of dioxyaceton to glycerol and glyceric acid in the presence of phosphates by the effect of

    Artturi Virtanen - Biography

  • Boutnny and Faucher, of Vonges, [A] proposed to prepare nitro-glycerine by mixing the sulphuric acid with the glycerine, thus forming a sulpho-glyceric acid, which was afterwards mixed with a mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise


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