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absolute alcohol

n.
Ethyl alcohol containing no more than one percent water.
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absolute alcohol

n
(Chemistry) a liquid containing at least 99 per cent of pure ethanol by weight
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Noun1.absolute alcohol - pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)absolute alcohol - pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)
ethanol, ethyl alcohol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol - the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
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čistý alkohol
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