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i·so·pro·pyl alcohol

 (ī′sə-prō′pəl)
n.
A clear, colorless, flammable, mobile liquid, C3H8O, that is a secondary alcohol. It is used in antifreeze compounds, in lotions and cosmetics, and as a solvent for gums, shellac, and essential oils.
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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.isopropyl alcohol - 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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isopropyl alcohol

n alcohol isopropílico
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