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  • n. The measurement of the concentration of alcohol in a liquid, especially in the blood

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process or method of ascertaining the proportion of pure alcohol which spirituous liquors contain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of estimating the percentage of pure or absolute alcohol in a spirituous liquid. Sometimes contracted to alco├Âmetry.


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