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eth·a·nol

 (ĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.

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ethanol

(ˈɛθəˌnɒl; ˈiːθə-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the technical name for alcohol1
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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]
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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.
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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
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Translations
etanol
етанол
etanol
etanoli
etanol
エタノール
etanol
etanol

ethanol

[ˈeθənɒl] Netanol m
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ethanol

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

nÄthanol nt
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ethanol

[ˈɛθəˌnɒl] nalcol m etilico
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eth·a·nol

n. alcohol etílico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ethanol

n etanol m
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Hydrous ethanol's price reached 58.4 percent of the cost of gasoline in Southeast Brazil in the week ending August 4, the lowest relationship recorded in nearly eight years.
--The combination of oil prices and the FX rate will lead Petrobras to keep increasing domestic gasoline prices, paving the way for a gradual increase in hydrous ethanol prices.
According to the definitions and terminologies, the EAR is the Anhydrous Ethanol Fuel of Reference (or AEAC, anhydrous ethyl alcohol fuel of reference), while EHR is the Hydrated Ethanol Fuel of Reference (or AEHC, hydrous ethanol fuel of reference).
19/2015 defines the fuel ethanol as a biofuel derived from the fermentation of renewable biomass, intended for use in internal combustion engines, which has as its main component ethanol, specified in the form of anhydrous ethanol fuel and hydrous ethanol fuel.
For the target compounds c1, c2 and c3, single crystals suitable for the X-ray diffraction study were also obtained by slow evaporation of the hydrous ethanol solution of the respective compounds.
Diesel oil was used S500 (B5) and hydrous ethanol from sugarcane, as fuels, and its physicochemical properties shown on table 1.
Hydrous ethanol index for Sao Paulo state, Brazil's largest fuels market, fell 4.7 per cent last week compared to the week before to 1.842 real per liter ($1.92 per gallon).
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.