Definition of Absolute alcohol

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

Definition of Absolute alcohol

1. Noun. (context: chemistry) Reasonably pure ethyl alcohol that contains at most 1% of water ¹

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Medical Definition of Absolute alcohol

1. Water having been removed. Synonym: anhydrous alcohol. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Absolute alcohol

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"Freshly prepared absolute alcohol is more reliable than the artide supplied ... But large classes of students often require considerable absolute alcohol, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1896)
"5 to 10 per cent, or more of absolute alcohol. With 15 to 18 per cent of absolute alcohol, digestive action may be reduced one-quarter or even one-third. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"When absolute alcohol is mixed with water the volume of the mixture is ... The greatest contraction of volume observed upon mixing absolute alcohol and ..."

4. Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology by Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1901)
"With wet films, however, absolute alcohol gives quite different results—a ... On attempting to fix a wet blood film in absolute alcohol we are, however, ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1853)
"Oil of vitriol and absolute alcohol, mixed in equal portions and heated, ... When a mixture of 18 pts. oil of vitriol and 17 pts. absolute alcohol is kept ..."

6. American Druggist (1893)
"If not the ooper cent, usually demanded in the trade, dilute to the percentage with absolute alcohol. Let us first consider the formula theoretically. ..."

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