HyperDic: ethyl_alcohol

English > 2 senses of the expression ethyl alcohol:
NOUNsubstanceethyl alcohol, ethanol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcoholthe intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors
foodethyl alcohol, neutral spiritsnonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
English > ethyl alcohol: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe 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 gasoline.
Synonymsethanol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol
Narrowerabsolute alcoholpure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)
denatured alcoholethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes
spirits of winerectified ethyl alcohol
BroaderalcoholAny of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
plant productA product made from plant material
Substance ofgasoholA gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn
neutral spirits, ethyl alcoholnonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
Spanishalcohol de grano, alcohol etílico, alcohol, etanol
Catalanetanol
English > ethyl alcohol: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningnonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs.
Synonymneutral spirits
Broaderalcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriantA liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
Substancesethyl alcohol, ethanol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcoholThe intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors
Spanishalcohol etílico
Catalanalcohol etílic, esperit de vi, etanol

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