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eth·a·nol

 (ĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.

ethanol

(ˈɛθəˌnɒl; ˈiːθə-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the technical name for alcohol1

al•co•hol

(ˈæl kəˌhɔl, -ˌhɒl)

n.
1. Also called ethyl alcohol , grain alcohol, ethanol. a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C2H5OH, produced by yeast fermentation of carbohydrates or, synthetically, by hydration of ethylene: used chiefly as a solvent and in beverages and medicines.
2. an intoxicating liquor containing this liquid.
3. any of a class of chemical compounds having the general formula ROH, where R represents an alkyl group and –OH a hydroxyl group.
[1535–45; < New Latin < Medieval Latin < Arabic al-kuḥl the powdered antimony, the distillate]

eth·a·nol

(ĕth′ə-nôl′)
An alcohol, C2H6O, obtained from the fermentation of sugars and starches and also made artificially. It is the intoxicating ingredient of alcoholic beverages, and it is also used as a solvent. Also called ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ethanol - the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquorsethanol - the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
neutral spirits, ethyl alcohol - nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
gasohol - a gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
spirits of wine - rectified ethyl alcohol
absolute alcohol - pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)
denatured alcohol - ethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes
plant product - a product made from plant material
Translations
etanol
етанол
etanol
etanoli
etanol
エタノール
etanol
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ethanol

[ˈeθənɒl] Netanol m

ethanol

[ˈɛθənɒl ˈiːθənɒl] n (= ethyl alcohol) → alcool m éthylique

ethanol

nÄthanol nt

ethanol

[ˈɛθəˌnɒl] nalcol m etilico

eth·a·nol

n. alcohol etílico.

ethanol

n etanol m
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Brazilian Gasoline C is a blend of gasoline A with 27% anhydrous ethanol.
and Commissioning (including design, preparation of engineering layout, manufacture, procurement of bought out items etc) of 20 KL per day capacity Anhydrous Ethanol Plant on turnkey basis as per scope of work and specifications given in the bid document including price of providing skilled staff for operation and technical supervision for one year at The Kisan Sahkari Chini Mills Ltd.
Sao Martinho sugar stocks were up 48 per cent at 227,044 tonnes from a year ago June 30, while anhydrous ethanol stocks were up 106 per cent at 108.
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Panama's Biofuels Act provides that from April 2013 2% anhydrous ethanol will be incorporated into vehicle fuel, it was reported May 28, 2012.
Anhydrous ethanol can be blended with gasoline (petrol) in various ratios for use in unmodified gasoline engines; the most common blend of bioethanol with petrol (gasoline) 10% of ethanol to 90% of gasoline (called E10) (Demirbas, 2008; Balat & Balat, 2009).
Another reaction could be for the government to reduce the amount of anhydrous ethanol that is blended into motor fuel.
SAO PAULO, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), the federal government's decision to reduce the anhydrous ethanol content of gasoline from 25% to 20% must be limited to the established 90-day period.
Hydrous ethanol contains water and has a purity of 95 percent, Whereas anhydrous ethanol contains no water and is referred to as pure ethanol.
It may be recalled that Anhydrous Ethanol (Ethanol with less than 1 percent water) is one such product which can be blended with gasoline in varying proportions.
Anhydrous Ethanol (Ethanol with less than 1% water) is one such product, which can be blended with gasoline in varying proportions.