how to pronounce glycerol


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The above transcription of glycerol is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

glycerol is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of glycerol


  1. A syrupy sweet liquid obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of soap from animal or vegetable oils and fats; it is used as an antifreeze, a plasticizer, and a food sweetener and in the manufacture of dynamite, cosmetics etc.
  2. 1,2,3-trihydroxy-propane or propan-1,2,3-triol; a trihydric alcohol.

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