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Meaning of "glycerin" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLYCERIN

glycerin  [ˌɡlɪsəˈriːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLYCERIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glycerin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GLYCERIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

glycerin

Glycerol

Glycerol is a simple polyol compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerol has three hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature. The glycerol backbone is central to all lipids known as triglycerides. Glycerol is sweet-tasting and generally considered non-toxic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLYCERIN


algerine
ˌældʒəˈriːn
antisubmarine
ˌæntɪˌsʌbməˈriːn
aquamarine
ˌækwəməˈriːn
careen
kəˈriːn
figurine
ˌfɪɡəˈriːn
fluviomarine
ˌfluːvɪˌəʊməˈriːn
margarine
ˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn
marine
məˈriːn
mazarine
ˌmæzəˈriːn
Nazarene
ˌnæzəˈriːn
oleomargarine
ˌəʊlɪəʊˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn
serene
sɪˈriːn
smithereen
ˌsmɪðəˈriːn
speakerine
ˌspiːkəˈriːn
subterrene
ˌsʌbtəˈriːn
tambourine
ˌtæmbəˈriːn
tangerine
ˌtændʒəˈriːn
transmarine
ˌtrænzməˈriːn
tureen
təˈriːn
ultramarine
ˌʌltrəməˈriːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLYCERIN

glycemia
glycemic
glycemic index
glycemic load
glyceraldehyde
glyceria
glyceric
glyceric acid
glyceride
glyceridic
glycerinate
glycerine
glycerol
glyceryl
glyceryl trinitrate
glycin
glycine
glycocoll
glycogen
glycogenesis

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLYCERIN

aminopterin
bacterin
cholesterin
cinerin
Couperin
culverin
elaterin
feerin
gorgerin
hemosiderin
kaiserin
luciferin
nitroglycerin
poperin
pterin
Schwerin
serin
suberin
Vacherin
xanthopterin

Synonyms and antonyms of glycerin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «glycerin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLYCERIN

Find out the translation of glycerin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glycerin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glycerin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

甘油
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

glicerina
570 millions of speakers

English

glycerin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्लिसरीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجلسرين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глицерин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

glicerina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্লিসারিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

glycérine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gliserin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Glyzerin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グリセリン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

글리세린
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Glycerin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hóa cam du
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிளிசரின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्लिसरीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gliserin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

glicerina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gliceryna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гліцерин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

glicerină
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γλυκερίνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glycerine
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glycerin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glyserin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glycerin

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLYCERIN»

The term «glycerin» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.989 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLYCERIN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «glycerin» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «glycerin» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glycerin

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLYCERIN»

Discover the use of glycerin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glycerin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Art of Floral Design
Plant material must be kept fresh and never allowed to wilt before preserving with glycerin. Jo successfully preserve some flowers and foliage, prepare the glycerin solution by mixing one part glycerin to two parts boiling or hot water in a ...
Norah Hunter, 1999
2
Fisher's Contact Dermatitis
GLYCERIN. N on irritating Qualities and Rare Sensitization Among the qualities associated with glycerin are the following: (a) it is stable, nontoxic, nonirritating, and hypoallergenic; (b) it has good water absorption — it is an effective humectant ...
Robert L. Rietschel, Alexander A. Fisher, Joseph F. Fowler, 2008
3
Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy
This preparation and a commercially available 91% isopropyl alcohol solution are commonly employed to disinfect needles and syringes for hypodermic injections of insulin and for disinfecting the skin. Glycerin is a clear, syrupy liquid with a ...
David B. Troy, Paul Beringer, 2006
4
Clinical Ocular Pharmacology
Glycerin (Glycerol) Pharmacology Glycerin is a clear, colorless, syrupy liquid with a sweet taste. It is miscible with both water and alcohol. In contact with water, glycerin absorbs water and thereby exerts an osmotic effect. When placed on the  ...
Jimmy D. Bartlett, Siret D. Jaanus, 2008
5
Popular Science
A small, clean rag, moistened with glycerin and placed in a small container, is useful to have in your auto. If the windshield is wiped with this rag, a very thin film of glycerin is deposited on the glass. This prevents the formation of drops of water  ...
6
Special Make-up Effects for Stage & Screen: Making and ...
As I mentioned, glycerin is also hygroscopic, so some formulas replace some of the glycerin with Sorbitol, which is derived from corn syrup and is less affected by changes in humidity than glycerin. Sorbitol also increases the structural integrity ...
Todd Debreceni, 2009
7
Kent and Riegel's Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and ...
Epichlorohydrin Epichlorohydrin (ECH) is made from propylene, the majority is via allyl chloride intermediate. Total consumption in 1999 was about 600 million lb. Uses for ECH include epoxy resins (65%), synthetic glycerin (22%), and others ...
James A. Kent, 2010
8
Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology
... located in the epithelium. They are less effective against edema deeper in the corneal stroma. The 2 topical hyperosmotics that are routinely used in ophthalmic practice are sodium chloride and glycerin.
Brian Duvall, Robert M. Kershner, 2006
9
Pearls of Glaucoma Management
27.4 Glycerin oral solution that is prepared according to a recipe from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School Glycerin (or glycerol) is usually used as a 50% oral solution at a dose of 1–1.5 g/kg of body weight [3, 5, ...
JoAnn A. Giaconi, Simon K. Law, Anne L. Coleman, 2010
10
Veterinary Herbal Medicine
Glycerin Extracts, Glycerites, and Glycetracts Glycetracts use glycerin and water as solvents. They were traditionally made with mucilaginous herbs like marsh- mallow (Althea officinalis) and licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), but now many herbs ...
Susan G. Wynn, Barbara Fougère, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLYCERIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glycerin is used in the context of the following news items.
1
10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John's Wort
St. John's Wort is available in capsule, tablet, dried flowers, in teabags, tincture (alcohol extract), glycerite (glycerin extract) and oil forms. «Care2.com, Jul 15»
2
Business contracts
The International Boundary and Water Commission, Acquisition Division, Acquisition Division is requesting bids for Crude Glycerin Supply in ... «El Paso Times, Jul 15»
3
Comic-Con costume gets Hollywood's attention
He used a combination of glycerin and gelatin to create the effect. The measure of a film-worthy costume is how frequently Comic-Con-goers ... «U-T San Diego, Jul 15»
4
'Toothpaste is a doddle to make – the bad news is it tastes appalling'
From glycerin to sodium fluoride, shop bought toothpaste is a roll call of iffy-sounding ingredients. Much safer to make your own ... if only it ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
#360DIY: Homemade Natural Makeup Setting Spray
Do not use too much glycerin to avoid your makeup from getting oily. This is a must try DIY as it is easy to do and saves you a lot of money. «360Nobs.com, Jul 15»
6
Burlington-based companies take off
Some of the concern with traditional lubricants is focused on the ingredients glycerin and parabens, according to research from Family Health ... «BurlingtonFreePress.com, Jul 15»
7
Tricks for treating your sunburn
Zeichner recommends looking for ones that contain aloe, glycerin or hyaluronic acid like Sun Bum Cool Down Aloe Spray ($12, nordstrom.com) ... «CNN, Jul 15»
8
New business helps you kick the habit
“If it's a cancer patient, the chemotherapy makes them nauseous and we'll get them to come in and get a standard vegetable glycerin-based ... «Therogersvillereview, Jul 15»
9
5 Pragmatic Tips For Making Sex Smoother As You Age
If you're prone to yeast infections, products made without the sugars found in glycerin won't tend to increase bacterial growth. And you still get ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
District Growers Debut Marijuana-Infused Cold-Pressed Juices
The goal of the glycerin is to introduce the cannabis into the juice without altering the natural flavors of the fruits and vegetables in it. «Washington City Paper, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Glycerin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/glycerin>. Dec 2022 ».
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