diol

diol

[dahy-awl, -ol]
noun Chemistry.
glycol ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1920–25; di-1 + -ol

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diol (ˈdaɪɒl)
 
n
chem glycol, Also called: dihydric alcohol any of a class of alcohols that have two hydroxyl groups in each molecule
 
[from di-1 + (alcoh)ol]

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diol   (dī'ôl, -ŏl)  Pronunciation Key 
An alcohol containing two hydroxyl groups per molecule.
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