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diethylene glycol

[dahy-eth-uh-leen] /daɪˈɛθ əˌlin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a syrupy colorless liquid, C 4 H 10 O 3 , used as a solvent for cellulose nitrate and as a fabric softener.
Also called diglycol.
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diethylene glycol

/daɪˈɛθɪˌliːn ˈɡlaɪkɒl/
noun
1.
a colourless soluble, poisonous liquid used as a solvent. Formula: (C2H4OH)2O
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