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absolute alcohol

Translation of absolute alcohol in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable
    Example sentences
    • Soluble in benzene, absolute alcohol, and ether, it is derived either from boiling coal-tar oils with subsequent crystallization and distillation, or from petroleum fractions following various catalytic processing operations.
    • This is a modified mixture of Carnoy's fluid containing absolute alcohol, chloroform, and glacial acetic acid.
    • Once absolute alcohol has been produced it must be stored in such a manner as to exclude water, since the high hygroscopic nature of the ethanol will readily reabsorb the water.

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