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Definition of the noun absolute alcohol
What does absolute alcohol mean as a name of something?
- pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- more generic terms: ethanol / ethyl alcohol / fermentation alcohol / grain alcohol = the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel
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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Dictionary of Energy (1991)
ABSOLUTE ALCOHOL Usually applied to ethanol ...
by UN Panda
dehydrated Absolute alcohol; ethyl hydroxide C2H5OH.
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 ...
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.
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).
Dictionary of Agronomy (1989)
by L. L. Somani
by Chris Brooker
Absolute alcohol is occasionally used by injection for the relief of trigeminal neuralgia and other intractable pain. Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) is the intoxicating constituent of alcoholic drinks: wine, beer, cider and spirits. It potentiates the effects of ...
by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley
absolute alcohol Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) that contains no more than 1% water. absolute configuration Arrangement of groups about an asymmetric action. See configuration. absolute zero Lowest temperature theoretically possible, at which a ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
absolute alcohol. anise alcohol(4- methoxybenzenemethanol;methanol; p-methoxybenzyl alcohol; anisyl alcohol). an extremely toxic organic liquid that is nearly insoluble in water, but freely soluble ...
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Absolute alcohol Meaning
Video shows what absolute alcohol means. Reasonably pure ethyl alcohol that contains at most 1% of water. Absolute alcohol Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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