-ol definition

  • suffix:
    • An alcohol or a phenol: glycerol.
    • Variant of -ole.
    • An alcohol or phenol.
    • Indicating an oily compound
    • A suffix denoting that compound in the title of which it appears is one of the variety of alcohols or hydroxyl types, Such substances retain the hydroxy radical (-OH).
  • noun:
    • An abbreviation of Olympiad.
    • In chem., a termination notably loosely employed for numerous substances, denoting ‘oil’ or ‘alcohol.’
    • An abbreviation regarding the Latin oleum, oil;
    • of overlimen.

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