liquor

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liquor

1. any alcoholic drink, esp spirits, or such drinks collectively
2. Pharmacol a solution of a pure substance in water
3. Brewing warm water added to malt to form wort

liquor

[′lik·ər]
(chemical engineering)
Supernatant liquid decanted from a liquid-solids mixture in which the solids have settled.
Liquid overflow from a liquid-liquid extraction unit.
(food engineering)
Sugarcane sap before it is crystallized into sugar.
A strong distilled alcoholic beverage.
(pharmacology)
A solution of a medicinal substance in water.
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