Meaning of ALCOHOL in English
(ROH) Compare with phenol and hydroxide .An alcohol is an organic compound with a carbon bound to a hydroxyl group. Examples are methanol, CH 3 OH; ethanol, CH 3 CH 2 OH; propanol, CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 OH. Compounds with -OH attached to an aromatic ring are called phenols rather than alcohols.
General chemistry English glossary. Английский глоссарий общей химии. 2012