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rubbing alcohol

noun

Simple Definition of rubbing alcohol

  • : a liquid that contains alcohol and water and that is used to clean wounds or skin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rubbing alcohol

  1. :  a cooling and soothing liquid for external application that contains approximately 70 percent denatured ethanol or isopropanol

Circa 1931

First Known Use of rubbing alcohol

circa 1931


Medical Dictionary

rubbing alcohol

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noun rub·bing alcohol \ˈrəb-iŋ-ˌ\

Medical Definition of rubbing alcohol

  1. :  a cooling and soothing liquid for external application that contains approximately 70 percent denatured ethanol or isopropyl alcohol




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