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Absolute alcohol

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  1. pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)


Absolute alcohol a.k.a. Ethanol: Commonly referred to simply as alcohol or spirits, ethanol is also called ethyl alcohol, and drinking alcohol. It is the principal type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, produced by the fermentation of sugars by yeasts. It is a neurotoxic psychoactive drug and one of the oldest recreational drugs used by humans. It can cause alcohol intoxication when consumed in sufficient quantity. Ethanol is used as a solvent, an antiseptic, a fuel and the active fluid in modern thermometers. It is a volatile, flammable, colorless liquid with a strong chemical odor.

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Google previewDictionary of Energy (1991)

by Hall

ABSOLUTE ALCOHOL Usually applied to ethanol ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Absolute alcohol (anhydrous ethanol) refers to ethanol containing not more than 1% by mass of water. In statistics on alcohol production or consumption, absolute alcohol refers to the alcohol content (as 100% ethanol of alcoholic beverages).

Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia (2013)

by William Andrew Publishing

The red potassium phenolate with 7 grams of pure butyl bromide and 7 grams of absolute alcohol are heated for 5 hours in the oven to 150°C. When cool, the alcohol is evaporated in vacuo and the butoxy-nitrobenzoic acid ethyl ester is ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Absolute Alcohol Dehydrated alcohol or anhydrous ethyl alcohol. CH3-CH2OH Absolute Catabolic Rate The mass of protein catabolized per day, which is determined by multiplying the fractional turnover rate by the volume of the plasma pool.

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

dehydrated Absolute alcohol; ethyl hydroxide C2H5OH.

Google previewA Gateway to MDS- Encyclopedia of MCQs in Dental Sciences (Vol 1 : Clinical) : 2005 (2005)

Phosphoric acid, chloroform, absolute alcohol Hydrochloric acid, chloroform, ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

absolute alcohol Pure ethyl alcohol. Ref. alcohol. absolute entropy The entropy of a substance at 0 K temperature. It is a state of perfectly ordered crystalline form at 0 K (where its entropy is zero). absolute error.

Google previewDictionary of Agronomy (1989)

by L. L. Somani

Absolute Alcohol. Ethyl alcohol that contains no ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

abscisse absolute alcohol Pure alcohol (ethanol). alcool absolu absolute temperature Temperature measured in degrees Celsius from absolute zero, –273.16∞C. Absolute temperatures are given on a scale of Kelvin (e.g., 150 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Absolute alcohol boils at 173.1° F., when the ...

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