from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A colorless syrupy acid, C3H6O4, obtained from oxidation of glycerol.
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- noun A
colourless syrupy organic compound, CH2OH.CHOH.COOH, formed by the oxidationof glycerolor glyceraldehyde.
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- noun a syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[glycer(in) + –ic.]
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