Meaning of ALCOHOL in English


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(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.