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Noun: alcohol  'al-ku,hól
  1. Any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
  2. A liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    "alcohol ruined him";
    - alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant, booze [informal], juice [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: alcohols

Type of: beverage, drink, drinkable, drug of abuse, liquid, potable, street drug

Encyclopedia: Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Bureau