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Alcohol appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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Definition of the noun alcohol

What does alcohol mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alcohols

  1. a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  2. any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

Specialised definition of the noun alcohol

Glossary of sports

a pure colorless liquid that is formed by the action of yeast on sugar solutions and forms the intoxicating part of drinks such as wine and whisky (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

any drink made from fermented or distilled liquid (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


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.

There are other foods with Alcohol in their name, like Grain Alcohol, Absolute alcohol, Low-alcohol beer, Denatured alcohol, Dehydrated alcohol, Fermentation alcohol.


"Alcohol" a.k.a. "Alkohol" is a 1919 German silent drama film directed by Ewald André Dupont and Alfred Lind and starring Wilhelm Diegelmann, Ernst Rückert and Georg H. Schnell. The film was begun by Lind but finished by Dupont. It was his first major melodrama, and represented a breakthrough in his career. The film's theme and setting foreshadow much of his later work. It was one in a series of "Enlightenment films" examing social issues, which were produced around the time.


  1. "Alcohol" is a song written and recorded by American country music singer Brad Paisley. It was released in May 2005 as the first single from Paisley's album Time Well Wasted, reaching number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. It also peaked at number 28 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
  2. "Alcohol" is a song by the Alternative rock group Barenaked Ladies released as the last single and sixth track on their 1998 album Stunt. Although it did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100 or the UK Singles Chart, it received some airplay on the US Modern Rock Tracks charts, peaking at #33 on the chart. The song looks at alcohol abuse, and moderation, using a sarcastic undertone. As part of the band's tradition involving one song per album, "Alcohol" was recorded naked.
  3. "Alcohol" is a single by Brazilian band CSS from their first album Cansei de Ser Sexy.
  4. "Alcohol" is a composition.
  5. "Alcohol" is a composition.
  6. "Alcohol" is a 2005 single album by Brad Paisley.


Alcohol is an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse trained by Richard Jolly at Morphettville in South Australia. Sporting blue silks with a pink fleur-de-lys and yellow sleeves, Alcohol is a favourite with the punters in South Australia.

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Phrases with Alcohol

Phrases starting with the word Alcohol:

  1. Alcohol-Free
  2. alcohol abuse
  3. alcohol group
  4. alcohol radical
  5. alcohol-soluble

Phrases ending with the word Alcohol:

  1. amyl alcohol
  2. wood alcohol
  3. allyl alcohol
  4. Amino alcohol
  5. butyl alcohol
  6. Cetyl alcohol
  7. ethyl alcohol
  8. grain alcohol
  9. Sugar alcohol
  10. Acetic Alcohol
  11. Benzyl alcohol
  12. lauryl alcohol
  13. methyl alcohol
  14. propyl alcohol
  15. Sulfur Alcohol

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alcohol

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Google previewLife Changing Thoughts (2009)

Thousands of Inspiring, Life-changing, and Humorous Thoughts by Gary W. Smith

The Bar If you go to a BAR for an innocent drink, Maybe this poem will cause you to think; Alcohol is a BAR to virtue, and to wealth, And it is a doorway to want and broken health; Alcohol is a BAR to honor, pride, and fame, And a doorway ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant aromatic odor. It is a useful solvent due to...

Google previewJudicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases (1904)

"Alcohol is a volatile organic body, constantly formed during the fermentation of the vegetable juices, containing sugar in solution.

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Allyl alcohol: Allyl alcohol is an organic compound with the structural formula CH2=CHCH2OH. Like many alcohols, it is a watersoluble,

Google previewResearch Advances in Alcohol and Drug Problems (2013)

by Reginald G. Smart, Howard D. Cappell, Frederick B Glaser, Yedy Israel, Harold Kalant, Robert E. Popham, Wolfgang Schmidt, Edward M. Sellers

Nevertheless, there is stong evidence, both epidemiologic and experimental, that alcohol is a major risk factor for collisions. Most laboratory and...

Google previewGrow It, Heal It (2013)

Natural and Effective Herbal Remedies from Your Garden Or Windowsill by Christopher Hobbs, Leslie Gardner

Alcohol is an excellent solvent (meaning that the medicinal constituents of herbs dissolve in it very well). In our opinion, alcohol is second only to water! For most herbs, a hot tea will make the best herbal ...

Google previewSelect Notes (1909)

A Commentary on the International Lessons by Francis Nathan Peloubet, Mary Abby Thaxter Peloubet

Alcohol is a Poison. "Alcohol in any form, taken into the body as a beverage, is not only a poison, but produces other poisons, and associated ...

Google previewIntroduction to Spectroscopy (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant aromatic odor. It is a useful solvent due to...

Google previewDO KINGS DRINK WINE (2012)


Because alcohol is a sedative, it slows down your body functions. This is why many people should never think they function better whenthey arehigh because it isjust not possible. Thinking you function better when intoxicated is a mistaken ...

Google previewMedical Record (1911)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

The disease is a distinct neurosis, both organic and psychic, and the use of alcohol is a symptom of this condition as well as an active cause in producing...

Google previewComprehensive Handbook of Psychopathology (2007)

by Henry E. Adams, Patricia B. Sutker

Alcohol is the most widely used intoxicating substance. National household surSusan F. Tapert, Susan R. Tate, and Sandra A. Brown • University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California ...

Google previewBasics of Introductory Chemistry with Math Review (2009)

by Mark Cracolice

Essentially, an alcohol is an alkane in which a hydrogen atom is replaced by a hydroxyl group (Fig. 13.15). An alcohol can also be thought of as a derivative of water in which one of the H2O hydrogens is replaced with a hydrocarbon group.

Google previewTreating Alcohol Problems (2006)

by Frederick Rotgers, Beth Arburn Davis

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the United States after caffeine (we do love our Starbuck's). In fact, according to statistics...

Yet alcohol is a drug about which society is extremely ambivalent, as the quotations at the beginning of this ...

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

by Thomas Nordegren

A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid, used as an antifreeze, a general solvent, a fuel, and a denaturant for ethyl alcohol ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Barytes Strontian Potash Soda Lime Magnesia Ammonia Glucine Yttria Alumine Zircon Metallic oxides Water Alcohol Sulphurous Acid Barytes Lime Potash Soda Strontian Magnesia Ammonia Glucine Alumine Zircon Metallic oxides N. B. The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of applied psychology (2004)

A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger

before the actual relapse to alcohol use. Also, use of other addicting drugs, such as cocaine, cannabis, heroin, and nicotine, and/or use of addicting medications, such as opiate analgesics and benzodiazepines, render continuous abstinence ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rape (2004)

by Merril D. Smith

ALCOHOL Whatever its deficiencies, Against Our Will remains a pioneering study. Through its compelling presentation of rape as a fundamental social problem, it helped to consolidate its place on the public agenda. Along with works like ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

Barytes Strontian Potash Soda Lime Magnesia Ammonia Glucine Yttria Alumine Zircon Metallic oxides Water Alcohol Barytes Lime Potasli Soda Strontian Magnesia Ammonia Glucine Alumine Zircon Metallic oxides ...

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Sign Language Clip: Alcohol Awareness

Information in sign language about the health impacts of drinking too much alcohol and the support services available locally.

Quotes about Alcohol

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. (George Bernard Shaw)
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Scrabble value of A1L1C3O1H4O1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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