Definition of “ethanol” - English Dictionary

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“ethanol” in British English

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ethanolnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈeθ.ə.nɒl/ us /-nɑːl/ also ethyl alcohol

a chemical compound that is a type of alcohol

(Definition of “ethanol” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ethanol” in American English

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ethanolnoun [ U ]

us /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

(Definition of “ethanol” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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