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

Definition of ethanol

  1. :  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

1892

First Known Use of ethanol

1892


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ethanol

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noun eth·a·nol \ˈeth-ə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Medical Definition of ethanol

  1. :  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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