Definition of propanediol in English:

propanediol

noun

Chemistry
  • Either of two isomeric liquid alcohols; = "propylene glycol".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George M'Gowan (b. 1853). From propane + di- + -ol, originally after German Propandiol.

Pronunciation

propanediol

/ˌprəʊpeɪnˈdʌɪɒl/