ethyl-alcohol

ethyl alcohol

noun Chemistry.
alcohol ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1865–70

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ethyl alcohol
 
n
another name for alcohol

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ethyl alcohol n.
See alcohol.

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ethyl alcohol  
See ethanol.
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ethyl alcohol [(eth-uhl)]

The kind of alcohol made by fermentation of the sugar in grains; the fermentation is brought about by the enzymes in yeast.

Note: Alcoholic drinks and gasohol contain ethyl alcohol.
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