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alcohol US English

A colorless volatile flammable liquid that is the intoxicating constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks, and is also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel

alcohol US Thesaurus

the doctor told him to avoid alcohol

alcohol abuse US English

The habitual misuse of alcohol

alcohol-free US English

(Of a drink) not containing alcohol (denoting varieties of normally alcoholic drinks from which the alcohol has been removed)

butyl alcohol US English

Any of four isomeric alcohols used as solvents and in organic synthesis

cetyl alcohol US English

A waxy alcohol occurring in feces and esterified in spermaceti and wool wax. It is used in cosmetics and as an emulsifier

grain alcohol US English

Alcohol made by the fermentation of grain; ethanol

wood alcohol US English

Crude methanol made by distillation from wood

methyl alcohol US English

Another term for methanol.

rubbing alcohol US English

Denatured alcohol, typically perfumed, used as an antiseptic or in massage

absolute alcohol US English

Ethanol containing less than one percent of water by weight

isopropyl alcohol US English

Another term for isopropanol.

fetal alcohol syndrome US English

A congenital syndrome caused by excessive consumption of alcohol by the mother during pregnancy, characterized by retardation of mental development and of physical growth, particularly of the skull and face of the infant