one who is addicted to drinking alcoholic beverages; one who advocates the drinking of alcoholic beverages
Arabic al-kuhul ‘powdered antimony’
By far more frequent than such neutral impulses are the desires, for instance, of the alcoholist.
Psychotherapy Hugo Mnsterberg
an instrument for finding the percentage of alcohol in a liquid. Historical Examples This instrument is sometimes called Richters alcoholometer, in England. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Field’s alcoholometer, since improved by Ure, is based upon this principle. A […]
noun one who loves alcoholic drinks Word Origin Arabic al-kuhul ‘powdered antimony’
chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and an . alcoholysis al·co·hol·y·sis (āl’kə-hô’lĭ-sĭs) n. pl. al·co·hol·y·ses (-sēz’) A reaction in which a chemical bond is broken by the addition of alcohol.