ethanol
noun Date: 1892 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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  • éthanol — [ etanɔl ] n. m. • 1910; de éthane et ol ♦ Chim. Alcool éthylique. Spécialt Alcool éthylique d origine végétale utilisé comme carburant (blé, betterave, topinambour). ⇒ biocarburant. ● éthanol nom masculin (de éthane) Composé CH3―CH2―OH. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ethanol — eth an*ol ([e^]th [a^]n*[add]l), n. (Chem.) The organic compound {C2H5.OH}, the common {alcohol} which is the intoxicating agent in beer, wine, and other fermented and distilled liquors; called also {ethyl alcohol}. It is used pure or denatured… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ethanol — ethanol. См. этиловый спирт. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • ethanol — 1900, contracted from ethyl alcohol (see ETHYL (Cf. ethyl)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ethanol — [eth′ə nôl΄, eth′ənōl΄; ] Brit also [ ē′thənōl΄] n. [ ETHANE + OL1] ALCOHOL (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Ethanol — For other uses, see Ethanol (disambiguation). Grain alcohol redirects here. It is not to be confused with Neutral grain spirit. Ethanol …   Wikipedia

  • Ethanol — Strukturformel Keile zur Verdeutlichung der Geometrie Allgemeines Nam …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ethanol —   Ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH)   A colorless liquid that is the product of fermentation used in alcoholic beverages, industrial processes, and as a fuel additive. Also known as grain alcohol.   *** (C2H5OH)   A clear, colorless, flammable alcohol.… …   Energy terms

  • ethanol — /ˈɛθənɒl/ (say ethuhnol), /ˈiθənɒl/ (say eethuhnol) noun ethyl alcohol produced from crops and used as a biofuel. {ethan(e) + ol1} Ethanol is the alcoholic component of beer, wine, etc., and the fluid used in some thermometers and in antifreeze.… …   Australian English dictionary

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