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- another term for isopropanol
- ‘There are clear hints that it may be useful to combine the phenidone with methyl, ethyl, propyl, or isopropyl alcohol.’
- ‘The usual recommendation is to use isopropyl alcohol [common rubbing alcohol] on cotton swabs.’
- ‘Extruded ink is deposited into a reservoir of deionized water and isopropyl alcohol.’
- ‘The test is conducted with water, isopropyl alcohol, and methylated spirits.’
- ‘The use of 70% isopropyl alcohol significantly decreases bacterial load and pathogenic bacteria.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.