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polyol

[pol-ee-awl, -ol] /ˈpɒl iˌɔl, -ˌɒl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an alcohol containing three or more hydroxyl groups; a polyhydric alcohol.
Also called polyalcohol.
Origin
poly- + -ol1
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  • The isocyanate and the polyol form the major components of all polyurethane foam.

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