Definition of Isopropyl alcohol

1. Noun. Alcohol used as antifreeze or a solvent.

Exact synonyms: Isopropanol
Generic synonyms: Alcohol



Definition of Isopropyl alcohol

1. Noun. (organic compound) The aliphatic alcohol ''2-propanol'' that is used as a solvent and in many industrial applications. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Isopropyl alcohol

1. Used as a component of various cosmetics and astringents, when taken internally can be toxic (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isopropyl Alcohol

isoprenylations
isoprenylcysteine
isoprenylcysteine methyl ester hydrolase
isoprenyls
isopromethazine
isopropamide iodide
isopropanol
isopropanol precipitation test
isopropenyl
isopropenyls
isoprophenamine hydrochloride
isopropoxide
isopropoxides
isopropoxy
isopropyl
isopropyl alcohol (current term)
isopropyl myristate
isopropyl thiogalactoside
isopropylacetone
isopropylamide
isopropylamides
isopropylamine
isopropylamines
isopropylarterenol hydrochloride
isopropylbenzene
isopropylbenzene dioxygenase
isopropylcarbinol
isopropylcholestane
isopropylcholestanes
isopropylidene

Literary usage of Isopropyl alcohol

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1. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"... isopropyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol. ... It may also be produced by the action of hydriodic acid on isopropyl alcohol, allyl iodide, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"Both compounds yield acetic acid on oxidation, the hydrate of isopropyl alcohol giving, however, carbonic acid in addition. The characteristic property of ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"isopropyl alcohol is a mobile liquid possessing a slightly spirituous smell, boiling at 83°—84°, and having a specific gravity at 15° of 0-791. ..."

4. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"He was also able to obtain acetone by catalytic oxidation of the isopropyl alcohol, according to the following reaction: CH, ..."

5. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"For solvent use the difference between normal propyl and isopropyl alcohol is unimportant; hence the name propyl alcohol is sufficient to classify ..."

6. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"For solvent use the difference between normal propyl and isopropyl alcohol is unimportant ; hence the name propyl alcohol is sufficient to classify ..."

7. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"... isopropyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol. ... It may also be produced by the action of hydriodic acid on isopropyl alcohol, allyl iodide, ..."

8. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"Both compounds yield acetic acid on oxidation, the hydrate of isopropyl alcohol giving, however, carbonic acid in addition. The characteristic property of ..."

9. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"isopropyl alcohol is a mobile liquid possessing a slightly spirituous smell, boiling at 83°—84°, and having a specific gravity at 15° of 0-791. ..."

10. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"He was also able to obtain acetone by catalytic oxidation of the isopropyl alcohol, according to the following reaction: CH, ..."

11. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"For solvent use the difference between normal propyl and isopropyl alcohol is unimportant; hence the name propyl alcohol is sufficient to classify ..."

12. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"For solvent use the difference between normal propyl and isopropyl alcohol is unimportant ; hence the name propyl alcohol is sufficient to classify ..."

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