ethanol


ethanol

ethanol [eth-uh-nawl, -nol] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for ethanol on Thesaurus.com noun Chemistry.

  1. alcohol(def 1).

Origin of ethanol First recorded in 1895–1900; ethane + -ol1 Related Words for ethanol smoke, liquor, drink, booze, methanol, ethanol, intoxicant, cocktail, moonshine, tipple, sauce, firewater, toddy, alky, rotgut, hootch, palliative, red-eye Examples from the Web for ethanol Contemporary Examples of ethanol

  • An odd new study involving rhesus macaque monkeys, ethanol, and vaccines has found some benefit to moderate drinking.

    Drink to Your Health? How Alcohol Might Actually Be Good for You

    Kent Sepkowitz

    December 31, 2013

  • The sugar then would be sold to U.S. ethanol producers, likely at a loss of $80 million, according to an economist at the USDA.

    End Big Sugar’s Government Handouts

    Justin Green

    March 25, 2013

  • International food agencies are asking the U.S. to suspend the ethanol mandates.

    Democrats and Republicans Support Harmful Ethanol Subsidies for the Sake of Votes

    Robert Bryce

    September 5, 2012

  • Sorghum requires less water than corn but yields about the same amount of ethanol per bushel.

    Democrats and Republicans Support Harmful Ethanol Subsidies for the Sake of Votes

    Robert Bryce

    September 5, 2012

  • Minnesota, with 10 electoral votes and 1.1 billion gallons of ethanol production capacity, is leaning Democratic.

    Democrats and Republicans Support Harmful Ethanol Subsidies for the Sake of Votes

    Robert Bryce

    September 5, 2012

  • Historical Examples of ethanol

  • Our goal is to make this new kind of ethanol practical and competitive within six years.

    Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006

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  • This appeared to explain why a flow rate of 3.0 L/min underestimated oxygen consumption of the ethanol lamp.

    Metabolic Adaptation to Climate and Distribution of the Raccoon Procyon Lotor and Other Procyonidae

    John N. Mugaas

  • British Dictionary definitions for ethanol ethanol noun

    1. the technical name for alcohol (def. 1)

    Word Origin and History for ethanol n.

    1900, contracted from ethane, to which it is the corresponding alcohol, + -ol, here indicating alcohol.

    ethanol in Medicine ethanol [ĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′] n.

    1. alcohol

    ethanol in Science ethanol [ĕth′ə-nôl′]

    1. An alcohol obtained from the fermentation of sugars and starches or by chemical synthesis. It is the intoxicating ingredient of alcoholic beverages, and is also used as a solvent, in explosives, and as an additive to or replacement for petroleum-based fuels. Also called ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol. Chemical formula: C2H6O.

    ethanol in Culture ethanol [(eth-uh-nawl, eth-uh-nohl)]

    Another name for ethyl alcohol.

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