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The common name for 'trihydroxypropane', a thick, sweet, colourless, liquid - a compound of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen - which can be obtained by the fermentation of glucose, it is used in anti-freeze and the manufacture of explosives; but in the kitchen, a few teaspoons may be added to royal icing to keep it moist. See 'Royal Icing'
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