proof spirit


proof spirit

noun

Definition of PROOF SPIRIT

:  an alcoholic liquor or mixture of ethanol and water that contains 50 percent ethanol by volume at 60°F (16°C)

First Known Use of PROOF SPIRIT

1712

Rhymes with PROOF SPIRIT

proof spirit

noun \ˈprüf-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROOF SPIRIT

1
: an alcoholic liquor or mixture of alcohol and water containing 50 percent ethanol by volume at 60° F (15.6° C)
2
British : liquor that weighs {frac12/13} of an equal measure of distilled water or contains 57.10 percent by volume of alcohol

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