isopropyl alcohol

noun
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of isopropyl alcohol

: a volatile flammable alcohol C3H8O used especially as a solvent and rubbing alcohol

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1872

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isopropyl alcohol

noun

medical Definition of isopropyl alcohol

: a volatile flammable alcohol C3H8O used especially as a solvent and rubbing alcohol called also isopropanol

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