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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
etanol

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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