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Noun: ethanol  'e-thu,nól
  1. The intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to petrol
    - ethyl alcohol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol

Derived forms: ethanols

Type of: alcohol, plant product

Part of: ethyl alcohol, gasohol, neutral spirits

Encyclopedia: Ethanol, Silent Spirit