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pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water) absolute alcohol
port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving) Acapulco , Acapulco de Juarez
capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port Accra , capital of Ghana
antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs acetaldehyde , ethanal
any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt acid
sour, water-soluble compound that can react with a base to form a salt acid
organic compounds that react with water to form an acid acid anhydrides , acyl anhydrides
rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water acid precipitation , acid rain
hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules ADH , antidiuretic hormone , Pitressin , vasopressin
alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark Admiralty brass , Admiralty Metal , naval brass , Tobin bronze
water to dilute, add adulterate
baptism by pouring water on head affusion
act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head affusion
meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat Alaska crab , Alaska king crab , Alaskan king crab , king crab
corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance aldosterone
floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas Aldrovanda vesiculosa , waterwheel plant
group of primitive, chlorophyll-containing plants in fresh and salt water algae
commercial antacid; tablets dissolve in water to give an effervescent solution Alka-seltzer
mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture alkali
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