|1.||[ noun ] (pharmacology,food) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent|
|Synonyms:||drink intoxicant inebriant alcoholic_beverage|
"alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
|Related terms:||beverage drug_of_abuse liquor wine brew sake pulque malt hooch home_brew proof_spirit nipa kava neutral_spirits aperitif cordial mixed_drink hard_cider perry rotgut koumiss spruce_beer alcoholise alcoholize|
|2.||[ noun ] (chemistry) any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation|
|Related terms:||liquid glycerin ethyl_alcohol diol allyl_alcohol lauryl_alcohol amyl_alcohol butyl_alcohol isopropyl_alcohol propanol sterol cyclohexanol methanol|