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ethanol

noun [U]  /ˈeθ·əˌnɔl, -ˌnɑl/ (also ethyl alcohol) us  
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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