Absolute alcohol



ethyl alcohol containing less than one percent by weight of water.
Historical Examples

Evaporate the filtrate to a syrup, and extract with successive portions of absolute alcohol.
Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology W. G. Aitchison Robertson

It only requires a fixation of the specimen for five minutes in absolute alcohol.
Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich

It is insoluble in ether and in absolute alcohol, and not readily soluble in amyl alcohol.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

It is soluble in about 400 parts of cold water, less soluble in rectified spirit, and insoluble in absolute alcohol and in ether.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

The prohibition law of Georgia forbids physicians to prescribe alcoholic beverages, absolute alcohol only being permitted.
Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why Martha M. Allen

The following table represents the contraction undergone by different mixtures of absolute alcohol and water.
A Practical Handbook on the Distillation of Alcohol from Farm Products F. B. Wright

The best salt for estimation is the platinochloride, insoluble in absolute alcohol and ether.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

An alcohol of 100 degrees or an absolute alcohol, may contain numerous impurities which may greatly affect its quality.
A Practical Handbook on the Distillation of Alcohol from Farm Products F. B. Wright

It is soluble in amylic alcohol, scarcely so in absolute alcohol.
The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines T. H. Pardo de Tavera

absolute alcohol will then dissolve out the alkaloid, and leave it on evaporation in a crystalline form.
Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology W. G. Aitchison Robertson

noun
a liquid containing at least 99 per cent of pure ethanol by weight

absolute alcohol n.
Ethyl alcohol containing no more than 1 percent water.

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