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Alcohol

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Uses of Alcohol | Carbon Compound

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Boiling Point of an Organic compound - MeitY OLabs

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Making Alcohols By Fermentation & From Ethane | Organic Chemistry | Chemistry | FuseSchool

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Carbon and its Compounds | Important Carbon Compound - Ethanol

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14.1b Naming Organic Compounds - Alcohols

In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a carbon. The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethanol, which is used as a drug and is the main alcohol present in alcoholic beverages. An important class of alcohols, of which methanol and ethanol are the simplest members, includes all compounds the general formula for which is CnH2n+1OH. It is these simple monoalcohols that are the subject of this article.