Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of rectifying spirit till it is wholly deprived of impurities.
- n. Saturation with alcohol, or exposure to its action.
- n. The act of reducing a substance to an impalpable powder.
- n. Same as alcoholism.
- n. Also spelled alcoholisation.
- n. obsolete reduction to powder
- n. saturation with alcohol
- n. subjection to the influence of alcoholic spirits
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete The act of reducing a substance to a fine or impalpable powder.
- n. The act rectifying spirit.
- n. Saturation with alcohol; putting the animal system under the influence of alcoholic liquor.
“The possible racial effect of alcoholization is, in short, a much more complicated problem than it appears at first sight to be.”
“Philosophically speaking, I think self-narcotization and self-alcoholization are rather ignoble substitutes for undisturbed self-consciousness and unfettered self-control.”
“After comparing the gambling business to the "alcoholization of the people," Putin in October 2006 personally submitted to top lawmakers in the Duma his bill relocating gambling facilities to special zones.”
“This is the actual recipe taken from our brewing logs, but brewed to its full strength, without the de-alcoholization process that it would have had to have gone through during prohibition.”
“Clark Smith's contention that the tools of micro-oxygenation and de-alcoholization, provided by his company,”
“But everybody has seen in this redoubling of severity the interest of the treasury much more than that of the consumer; the Chamber did not dare to create a whole army of wine-tasters, inspectors, etc., to watch for fraud and identify it, and thus load the budget with a few extra millions; in prohibiting watering and alcoholization, the only means left to the merchant-manufacturers of putting wine within the reach of all and realizing profits, it did not succeed in increasing the market by a decrease in production.”
“In a second set the vaccination and alcoholization were carried on simultaneously, a fatal dose (as proved by control experiment) of rabic cord was then injected, when it was found that little or no immunity had been acquired.”
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