el alcohol
-the alcohol
See the entry for alcohol.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (chemistry)
a. alcohol
Utilizamos un tipo de alcohol especial para el experimento.We used a special type of alcohol for the experiment.
2. (ethyl alcohol)
a. rubbing alcohol
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Dónde está el alcohol? Me lastimé la rodilla.Where's the rubbing alcohol? I hurt my knee.
b. surgical spirit (United Kingdom)
Puedes usar alcohol para esterilizar la piel.You can sterilize the skin with surgical spirit.
3. (beverage)
a. alcohol
¿Me puedes preparar una margarita sin alcohol?Can you make me a margarita with no alcohol?
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. alcohol
alcohol desinfectantesurgical spirit
2. (chemistry)
alcohol etílicoethyl alcohol
alcohol de quemarmethylated spirits
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lámpara de alcohol spirit lamp
alcohol absoluto absolute alcohol; pure alcohol
alcohol de quemar alcohol desnaturalizado alcohol metílico methylated spirit
alcohol vínico vinic alcohol
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