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1) antifreeze. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...antifreeze, substance added to a solvent to lower its freezing point. The solution formed is called an antifreeze mixture. Antifreeze is typically added to water...

2) antifreeze. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A substance, often a liquid such as ethylene glycol or alcohol, mixed with another liquid to lower its freezing point....

3) methanol. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid, CH3OH, used as an antifreeze, a general solvent, a fuel, and a denaturant for ethyl alcohol. Also called carbinol, methyl alcohol,...

4) ethylene glycol. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A colorless syrupy alcohol, HOCH2CH2OH, used as an antifreeze in cooling and heating systems....

5) propylene glycol. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A colorless viscous hygroscopic liquid, CH3CHOHCH2OH, used in antifreeze solutions, in hydraulic fluids, and as a solvent....

6) isopropyl alcohol. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A clear, colorless, flammable, mobile liquid, (CH3)2CHOH, used in antifreeze compounds, in lotions and cosmetics, and as a solvent for gums, shellac, and essential...

7) glycerol. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...C3H8O3, obtained from fats and oils as a byproduct of saponification and used as a solvent, an antifreeze, a plasticizer, and a sweetener and in the manufacture of...

8) glycol. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(b.p. 197°C) and low corrosive activity, it is widely used in mixtures of automobile antifreeze. Ethylene glycol can be esterified to form polyesters, e.g., Dacron,...

9) methanol (wood alcohol). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...been prohibited. Methanol is used as a solvent for varnishes and lacquers, as an antifreeze, and as a gasoline extender in the production of gasohol. Large amounts...

10) borax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...e.g., as a mild antiseptic, a cleansing agent, a water softener, a corrosion inhibitor for antifreeze, a flux for silver soldering, and in the manufacture of enamels,...

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