Definition of isopropyl alcohol in US English:

isopropyl alcohol


  • another term for isopropanol
    • ‘The usual recommendation is to use isopropyl alcohol [common rubbing alcohol] on cotton swabs.’
    • ‘There are clear hints that it may be useful to combine the phenidone with methyl, ethyl, propyl, or isopropyl alcohol.’
    • ‘The use of 70% isopropyl alcohol significantly decreases bacterial load and pathogenic bacteria.’
    • ‘The test is conducted with water, isopropyl alcohol, and methylated spirits.’
    • ‘Extruded ink is deposited into a reservoir of deionized water and isopropyl alcohol.’