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ethanol

noun eth·a·nol \ˈe-thə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl, British also ˈē-\

Definition of ETHANOL

:  a colorless volatile flammable liquid C2H5OH that is the intoxicating agent in liquors and is also used as a solvent and in fuel —called also ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol

First Known Use of ETHANOL

1892

ethanol

noun eth·a·nol \ˈeth-ə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHANOL

:  a colorless volatile flammable liquid C2H5OH that is the intoxicating agent in liquors and is also used as a solvent—called also ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol; see alcohol 1

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