absolute alcohol


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absolute alcohol

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′al·kə·hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Ethyl alcohol that contains no more than 1% water. Also known as anhydrous alcohol.
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The results indicate that the weight loss of ~2.5%, which could be attributed to small amount of absolute alcohol, ethylene glycol, and PVP polymer absorbed on the surface of as-prepared copper nanoparticles.
(5) Clearing: the dehydrated materials were immersed in 50% absolute alcohol: 50% xylene, absolute xylene and absolute xylene in series, each for 1.5 h.
A short acting local anaesthetic such as lignocaine is administered before injecting absolute alcohol, which not only ensures correct placement of the needle in the retrobulbar space, but also provides an anaesthetic effect that reduces intraoperative pain.8
The remaining two specimens remained preserved in absolute alcohol in the BatLab Department of Zoology and Fisheries University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
(7) Preparation of 2-mercapto-4-methyl -6-{4'-[N,N-bis(2-chloroethylyl) amino] styryl} pyrimidine (VII)--Equimolar quantities of benzaldehyde mustard (2.4 g) and 2 -mercapto4,6-dimethyl pyrimidine was dissolved in xylene (70 ml) and absolute alcohol (10 ml).
In some cases, sodium tetradecanal sulfate (3%) was used instead of absolute alcohol because there are anecdotal reports of toxicity, especially to the lungs, with ethanol, Dr.
In their article (Chattopadhyaya et al., 1998), the authors suggested that there exists an important quantity of surface vanilin that can be recovered by washing agar beds with absolute alcohol since vanilin is soluble in absolute alcohol.
The tissues were passed through 50%, 70%, 90% and two changes of absolute alcohol and xylene for different durations, before they were transferred into two changes of molten paraffin wax, for 1 hour each, in an oven at 65 [degrees]C for infiltration.
Forty gram of chilli powder was subjected to extraction with 800 ml of absolute alcohol, by continuous stirring for 24 h.
Fixing leaf sample in absolute alcohol, grinding in liquid nitrogen and higher concentration of PVP (MW 40,000) i.e.
He was diagnosed as having a haemangioma of the eleventh dorsal vertebra and scheduled for CT guided percutaneous injection of absolute alcohol under MAC.
Each of these contains roughly 14 grams (about one-half ounce) of absolute alcohol. If a 150-pound man drinks one BU in an hour, this will produce a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of about 0.025%, excluding any calculation for liver metabolism.