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Antifreeze

glycol freezing

Antifreeze, substance added to a solvent to prevent it from freezing in cold weather. Antifreeze used in the cooling system of automobiles is generally made of water mixed with ethylene glycol, methanol, ethanol, or other substances that lower the freezing point.

See also: Glycol.

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