ALL meanings of isopropyl alcohol

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  • noun isopropyl alcohol a colorless, flammable, water-soluble liquid, C 3 H 8 O, produced from propylene by the action of sulfuric acid and hydrolysis: used chiefly in the manufacture of antifreeze and rubbing alcohol and as a solvent. 1
  • noun isopropyl alcohol (organic chemistry) The aliphatic alcohol 2-propanol that is used as a solvent and in many industrial applications. 0
  • noun isopropyl alcohol a colourless, flammable chemical compound with formula C3H7OH used in antifreeze and in cosmetics 0
  • noun isopropyl alcohol a colorless, volatile, flammable, poisonous liquid, CH3CHOHCH3, that mixes readily with alcohol, water, or ether: it is derived from propylene and used in antifreezes, antiseptics, etc. and as a solvent 0
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