a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C3H8O, used chiefly in organic synthesis and as a solvent.
Origin of propyl alcohol
First recorded in 1865–70
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Medicine definitions for propyl alcohol
A clear colorless liquid used as a solvent and as an antiseptic.propanol
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Science definitions for propyl alcohol
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