grain alcohol

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web None of them contain grain alcohol or artificial sugar. Kaitlyn Pirie, Good Housekeeping, 15 Apr. 2022 In one example of shocking behavior, my grandfather recalls men siphoning grain alcohol—intended to clean the command module—into baggies to take home and consume or sell. Matthew Beddingfield, Scientific American, 27 Jan. 2022 Most people drank the beer; a few not-so-subtly slugged from their own bottles of baijiu, a grain alcohol that dates back to the Ming Dynasty and burns like regret incarnate. Stacey Anderson, Rolling Stone, 24 June 2021 Most troubling, the distillery — full of highly flammable grain alcohol, in the form of grappa — was still billowing smoke. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, 21 Aug. 2020 As one man douses its genitals with grain alcohol, another unfolds a Swiss Army knife, yanks the scrotum taut, and excises the testes in two quick cuts. Max Falkowitz, Saveur, 28 Nov. 2018 Isopropyl alcohol contains 91% alcohol content and ethanol (also known as grain alcohol) contains 95% alcohol content. Rachel Moskowitz, USA TODAY, 14 May 2020 Earth Edith’s stone cleaner uses a natural grain alcohol base to create a natural solution to disinfect your granite countertops while still keeping them shiny. Nena Farrell, Sunset Magazine, 13 Mar. 2020 After a grueling workout, refuel your body and lubricate your muscles with a combo of frozen mango, trace amounts of undisclosed grain alcohol, coconut water, and chia seeds. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 4 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of grain alcohol

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grain alcohol was in 1883

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“Grain alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grain%20alcohol. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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