ethyl alcohol


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ethyl alcohol

n.

ethyl alcohol

n
(Elements & Compounds) another 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]

ethyl alcohol

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Noun1.ethyl alcohol - the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquorsethyl alcohol - 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
2.ethyl alcohol - nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
ethanol, ethyl alcohol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol - 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
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ethyl alcohol

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