ethanol

noun eth·a·nol \ ˈe-thə-ˌnȯl , -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

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First Known Use of ethanol

1892


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ethanol

noun eth·a·nol \ ˈeth-ə-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

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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