Definition of ethanediol in English:

ethanediol

noun

  • systematic chemical name for ethylene glycol
    • ‘In 2005, about 8,600 tonnes of ethanediol were sold as antifreeze preparations to households.’
    • ‘Traditionally, 1,2-ethanediol (ethylene glycol) is used in the cooling systems of cars to prevent them from freezing.’

Pronunciation:

ethanediol

/ˌeTHānˈdīôl/