isopropanol


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i′sopro′pyl al′cohol


n.
a colorless, flammable liquid, C3H8O, used in antifreeze and rubbing alcohol and as a solvent.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.isopropanol - alcohol used as antifreeze or a solvent
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
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