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Definition of "polyol" [polyol]

  • Any organic compound having three or more hydroxyl functional groups; a polyhydric alcohol. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "polyol" in a sentence
  • "Maltitol is another sugar alcohol also called a polyol that has a long history of use, particularly in candies recommended for diabetics, and is considered to be natural but has a more pronounced laxative effect than the other sugar alcohols."
  • "That complex polymer with multiple alcohol groups quickly becomes known as the polyol, which then becomes molecule"
  • "Crate & Barrel's Lockport Sofa & Chairs are filled with Preserve ™, a flexible polyurethane foam that utlizies BiOH polyol derived from soybeans."