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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils.

Usage examples (27)
  • Val, yes, the liquid glycerin is for help with the pliability (is that even a word?)
  • Am I right to assume that the extra glycerin is to make the soap more pliable for rolling?
  • This is sometimes called a glycerin extract and has a sweet flavor that is quite appealing to children.
  • The surging popularity of low-fat and low-carbohydrate foods is also giving a lift to glycerin, which is an ingredient in such products. for more
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