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alcohol
n. spirit, intoxicating liquid; chemical compound containing an alkyl group and a hydroxyl group

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Alcohol
In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethanol (ethyl alcohol), the predominant alcohol in alcoholic beverages.

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alcohol

Noun
1. a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
(synonym) alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant
(hypernym) beverage, drink, drinkable, potable
(hyponym) proof spirit
(derivation) alcoholize, alcoholise
2. any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
(hypernym) liquid
(hyponym) methanol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirit


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alcohol
nm. alcohol, spirit, intoxicating liquid

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alcohol (de)
n. alcohol, spirits, liquor, booze; ethanol (Chemistry)


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