Translation of absolute alcohol in Spanish:

absolute alcohol

alcohol absoluto, n.


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    alcohol absoluto masculine
    • Soluble in benzene, absolute alcohol, and ether, it is derived either from boiling coal-tar oils with subsequent crystallization and distillation, or from petroleum fractions following various catalytic processing operations.
    • This is a modified mixture of Carnoy's fluid containing absolute alcohol, chloroform, and glacial acetic acid.
    • Once absolute alcohol has been produced it must be stored in such a manner as to exclude water, since the high hygroscopic nature of the ethanol will readily reabsorb the water.
    • The samples comprised neoplastic tissue, and each was subjected to the following regimen: the sample was placed in a 10% formalin solution for 24 hr, a 96% alcohol solution for 24 hr, and absolute alcohol for 24 hr.
    • Animals have been recovered from this state after immersion in liquid helium, absolute alcohol, brine, and ether.