HyperDic: ethanol

English > 1 sense of the word ethanol:
NOUNsubstanceethanol, ethyl alcohol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcoholthe intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors
ethanol > pronunciation
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > ethanol: 1 sense > 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.
Synonymsethyl alcohol, 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

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