|ethanol (ˈɛθəˌnɒl, ˈiːθə-)|
|the technical name for alcohol|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
ethanol eth·a·nol (ěth'ə-nôl', -nōl')
|ethanol (ěth'ə-nôl') Pronunciation Key
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.
Another name for ethyl alcohol.