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Pronunciation: ā-zē′ō-trōp

Definition: A mixture of two or more liquids that boils without a change in proportion of the substances either in the liquid or the vapor phase, 95% ethanol (actually 94.9% by volume, the rest being water).

[G. a- priv. + zeō, to boil, + tropos, a turning]

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