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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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7 thousand tons of sugar (conventional and organic), 67,300 m3/year of anhydrous ethanol and 134,400 m3/year of hydrous ethanol and generated 279,389 MWh electricity through cogeneration.
For the intermediate b1, single crystal suitable for the X-ray diffraction study was obtained by slow evaporation of its hydrous ethanol solution.
Diesel oil was used S500 (B5) and hydrous ethanol from sugarcane, as fuels, and its physicochemical properties shown on table 1.
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The Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy's (MME) October 2013 bulletin shows that ANP authorized the operation of 365 ethanol plants, adding up to a total capacity of approximately 194 million liters of hydrous ethanol per day and of 99 million liters of anhydrous ethanol per day.
Lower gasoline prices at the pump would drive hydrous ethanol prices down and damage the results of SandE companies.
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Net revenue from hydrous ethanol sales came in at BRL 45 million, down 3.