Alcohol:-Hydroxy derivative of hydrocarbons in which hydrogen atoms are replaced by equal no of (-OH) hydroxyl groups are called alcohols ex.CH3CH2OH (ethanol), (Methanol) etc.

General formula = CnH2nH OH

Where n= 1, 2, 3……

By definition 

General Definition of Alcohols

Classification of alcohols :-

Classification of Alcohols

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