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Dictionary entry overview: What does glycerine mean?
• GLYCERINE (noun)
The noun GLYCERINE has 1 sense:
1. a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
Familiarity information: GLYCERINE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("glycerine" is a kind of...):
alcohol (any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation)
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