Definition of Alcoholise

1. Verb. Treat or infuse with alcohol. "Alcoholize the fruit and let them sit in the refrigerator"

Exact synonyms: Alcoholize
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Impregnate, Saturate
Derivative terms: Alcohol

2. Verb. Make alcoholic, as by fermenting. "Alcoholize prunes"
Exact synonyms: Alcoholize
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Alcohol

Definition of Alcoholise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of alcoholize) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alcoholise

alcoholic hyalin
alcoholic hyaline bodies
alcoholic intoxication
alcoholic ketoacidosis
alcoholic liver disease
alcoholic myocardiopathy
alcoholic pneumonia
alcoholic polyneuropathy
alcoholic psychoses
alcoholic tincture
alcoholic withdrawal tremor
alcoholics anonymous
alcoholise (current term)
alcoholism abuse

Literary usage of Alcoholise

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"To alcoholise, to reduce to an impalpable powder, or to rectify volatile spirit.—B. Alcove. Sp. alcoba, a place in a room railed off to hold a bed of state ..."

2. McNeill's Code: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of Mining, Metallurgical by Bedford McNeill (1899)
"01271 Are advices from the property satisfactory alcoholise 01270 What are the latest advices respecting Alcornocal.. 01272 Advices from the property are ..."

3. The Journal of Microscopy and Natural Science: The Journal of the Postal by Allen, Postal Microscopical Society (1884)
"In some cases, I first alcoholise the specimen to be examined, and then add the Molybdate, and I am inclined to think the alcohol acts on some of the cells ..."

4. American Observer Medical Monthly (1872)
"... alcoholise. Pure Alcohol, 90°. Carbolic Acid crystals. aa equal parts. Mix. Should be kept in stoppered vials. Convenient for making solutions of ..."

5. The Oratorical Dictionary by John Newland Maffitt (1835)
"An American quadruped, mute aad melancholy, resembling a dog. AL'COHOL. s. A highly rectified spirit of wine. v. alcoholise: pr. par. ..."

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