Definition of Alcohols

1. Noun. (plural of alcohol) ¹



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Definition of Alcohols

1. alcohol [n] - See also: alcohol

Medical Definition of Alcohols

1. Alkyl compounds containing a hydroxyl group. They are classified according to relation of the carbon atom: primary alcohols, r-ch2oh; secondary alcohols, r2-choh; tertiary alcohols, r3-coh. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alcohols

alcoholisms
alcoholization
alcoholizations
alcoholize
alcoholized
alcoholizes
alcoholizing
alcoholless
alcoholmeter
alcohology
alcoholometer
alcoholometers
alcoholometric
alcoholometry
alcoholophobia
alcohols (current term)
alcoholyses
alcoholysis
alcohometry
alcolock
alcolocks
alcool
alcoometry
alcopop
alcopops
alcorza
alcorzas
alcos
alcove
alcoved

Literary usage of Alcohols

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1. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"THE SUGAR alcohols Of some thirty known sugar alcohols the following eight have been ... The sugar alcohols are generally prepared by the action of nascent ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"By heating to the boiling point of naphthalene (218°) tertiary alcohols are decomposed, while heating to the boiling point of anthracene (360°) suffices to ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"The following is a list of the normal primary alcohols :— These alcohols (np to ... Methyl, ethyl, and p ropy 1 alcohols are readily miscible with water, ..."

4. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners by William Simon (1916)
"alcohols. Constitution of alcohols.—The old term "alcohol" originally indicated but one substance (ethyl alcohol), but it is now applied to a large group of ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"He gives no detailed account of the separation, but gives some of the leading properties of the alcohols. He found that the rotating alcohol caused a ray of ..."

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