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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
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.