alcohol

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colorless insoluble solid alcohol used to make detergents and pharmaceuticals 1-dodecanol , lauryl alcohol
pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water) absolute alcohol
trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) abstention , abstinence
alcohol, refraining from drinking abstinence
alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper acaroid resin , accaroid resin , accroides , accroides gum , accroides resin , gum accroides
any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules acetal
sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative acetum , vinegar
being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs) addiction , dependance , dependence , dependency , habituation
drinks containing alcohol alcohol
excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks alcohol abuse , alcoholic abuse , alcoholism abuse
habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms alcohol addiction , alcoholism , drunkenness , inebriation
liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent alcohol , alcoholic beverage , inebriant , intoxicant
thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature alcohol-in-glass thermometer , alcohol thermometer
containing alcohol alcoholic
excessively or compulsively drinking alcohol alcoholic
person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually alcoholic , alky , boozer , dipsomaniac , lush , soaker , souse
oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO) aldehyde-alcohol , aldol
general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume ale
unsaturated primary alcohol present in wood spirit; use to make resins and plasticizers and pharmaceuticals allyl alcohol , propenyl alcohol
resin derived from allyl alcohol that hardens when cured; used as an adhesive allyl resin
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