grain alcohol

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Most troubling, the distillery — full of highly flammable grain alcohol, in the form of grappa — was still billowing smoke. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "Wildfires tear through small Vacaville farms, leaving trail of singed lavender fields," 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, "Meet the Farmer Shaking Up the Guatemalan Cardamom Trade," 28 Nov. 2018 Isopropyl alcohol contains 91% alcohol content and ethanol (also known as grain alcohol) contains 95% alcohol content. Rachel Moskowitz, USA TODAY, "How to make disinfectant wipes at home," 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, "The Best Non-Toxic Cleaning Products for Sale Right Now," 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, "17 New Hard Drinks the World Isn’t Ready For," 4 Mar. 2020 That means hits like grain alcohol, 151-proof rum, Everclear or anything your rogue family member made in a bathtub. Anchorage Daily News, "The holiday foods you can and can’t carry on a plane, according to TSA," 19 Nov. 2019 Once recognized, neutral distillates or grain alcohol is then added to the recipe to synthetically formulate a wine or whiskey. Alan Goldfarb, The Verge, "Artificial whiskey is coming, and one company is betting you’ll drink up," 23 Aug. 2018 Pour le Monde perfumes are created exclusively from essential oils and extractions from botanicals, natural grain alcohol, and distilled water. Good Housekeeping, "Pour le Monde, New Fragrances without Synthetics," 11 Nov. 2013

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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 16 Jan. 2021.

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grain alcohol

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