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i'sopro'pyl al'cohol



Chem.
a colorless, flammable, water-soluble liquid, C3H8O, 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. Also called dimethylcarbinol, isopropanol, secondary propyl alcohol.

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