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Word meaning alcohol

n. An impalpable powder.
n. The fluid essence or pure spirit obtained by distillation.
n. Pure spirit of wine; pure or highly rectified spirit (called also ethyl alcohol); the spirituous or intoxicating element of fermented or distilled liquors, or more loosely a liquid containing it in considerable quantity. It is extracted by simple distillation from various vegetable juices and infusions of a saccharine nature, which have undergone vinous fermentation.
n. A class of compounds analogous to vinic alcohol in constitution. Chemically speaking, they are hydroxides of certain organic radicals; as, the radical ethyl forms common or ethyl alcohol (C2H5.OH); methyl forms methyl alcohol (CH3.OH) or wood spirit; amyl forms amyl alcohol (C5H11.OH) or fusel oil, etc.

Crossword clues for alcohol

- Booze
- Grog
- Inebriating spirit
- Intoxicant
- Intoxicating drink
- Intoxicating liquid
- Liquor
- Sauce
- Spirits
- Strong drink


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