Alcohol

Alcohol

(Science: chemical) An organic chemical containing one or more hydroxyl groups. Alcohols can be liquids, semisolids or solids at room temperature.

Common alcohols include ethanol (the type found in alcoholic beverages) methanol (found in methylated spirit and can cause blindness and other nervous system damage if ingested) and propanol. A liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; alcohol (or drink) ruined him.Any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation.Alcohol is used as a recreational drug in most societies, and is created via fermentation with yeast undergoing anaerobic Respiration creating alcohol from ethane, a hydrocarbon. Excessive consumpt.


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