HyperDic: alcohol

English > 2 senses of the word alcohol:
NOUNfoodalcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebrianta liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
substancealcoholany of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
alcohol > pronunciation
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English > alcohol: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent.
Example"alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
Synonymsalcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant
Narroweraperitifalcoholic beverage taken before a meal / meal as an appetizer
brew, brewagedrink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
hard cideralcoholic drink from fermented cider
home brew, homebrewAn alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home
hooch, hootchAn illicitly distilled (and usually inferior / inferior) alcoholic liquor
kava, kavakavaAn alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
koumiss, kumisAn alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk
liqueur, cordialStrong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal / meal
liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drinkAn alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
mixed drinkmade of two or more ingredients
neutral spirits, ethyl alcoholnonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
nipamade from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
perryA fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears
proof spiritA mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
pulquefermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
rotgutAny alcoholic beverage of inferior / inferior quality
sake, saki, rice beerJapanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice
slugAn amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped
wine, vinofermented juice (of grapes especially)
Broaderbeverage, drink, drinkable, potableAny liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
drug of abuse, street drugA drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects)
Spanishalcohol, bebida alcohólica
Catalanalcohol, beguda alcohòlica, intoxicant
Adjectivesalcoholiccharacteristic of or containing alcohol
Verbsalcoholizemake alcoholic, as by fermenting
alcoholizetreat or infuse with alcohol
English > alcohol: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAny of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation.
Narrowerallyl alcohol, propenyl alcoholAn unsaturated primary alcohol present in wood spirit
amyl alcoholA mixture of 2 or more isomeric alcohols
butyl alcohol, butanolA flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents
cyclohexanolA colorless oily alcohol that smells like camphor
diol, glycol, dihydric alcoholAny of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule
ethyl alcohol, ethanol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcoholThe intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors
glycerol, glycerin, glycerineA sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
isopropyl alcohol, isopropanolalcohol used as antifreeze or a solvent
lauryl alcohol, 1-dodecanolA colorless insoluble solid alcohol used to make detergents and pharmaceuticals
methanol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spiritA light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol
propanol, propyl alcoholA clear colorless volatile liquid / liquid (alcohol) used as a solvent and antiseptic
sterol, steroid alcoholAny of a group of natural steroid alcohols derived from plants or animals
BroaderliquidA substance that is liquid / liquid at room temperature and pressure
Adjectivesalcoholiccharacteristic of or containing alcohol

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