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English definition of “ethanol”


noun [U]    /ˈeθ·əˌnɔl, -ˌnɑl/ (also ethyl alcohol)
chemistry a colorless alcohol made from grain and sugar that is volatile (= easily changes to a gas ) and burns easily , and is used in medicines and other substances and in alcoholic drinks
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