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propyl alcohol[′prō·pəl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
CH3CH2CH2OH A colorless liquid made by oxidation of aliphatic hydrocarbons; boils at 97°C; used as a solvent and chemical intermediate. Also known as ethyl carbinol; propanol.
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