Definition of isopropanol in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A liquid alcohol, used as a solvent and in the industrial production of acetone.
- For example, each molecule of isopropanol (rubbing alcohol) has eight hydrogen atoms in one of three environments.
- Historically, the first petrochemical was isopropanol, produced in bulk by Standard Oil of New Jersey in 1920.
- We have also made measurements in aqueous mixtures with four other alcohols: methanol, n-propanol, isopropanol, and isobutanol.
Definition of isopropanol in:
- US English dictionary
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