- The percentage of alcohol in a liquor, determined according to volume in the United States, but according to weight in some countries. Frequently, liquor laws provide that the term "intoxicating liquors" includes liquors which contain a specified percentage of alcohol, so that liquors containing such amounts of alcohol are subject to such laws irrespective of their intoxicating qualities. 30 Am J Rev ed Intox L § 6.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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