Origin of ethanol
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Examples from the Web for ethanol
An odd new study involving rhesus macaque monkeys, ethanol, and vaccines has found some benefit to moderate drinking.Drink to Your Health? How Alcohol Might Actually Be Good for You
December 31, 2013
The sugar then would be sold to U.S. ethanol producers, likely at a loss of $80 million, according to an economist at the USDA.End Big Sugar's Government Handouts
March 25, 2013
International food agencies are asking the U.S. to suspend the ethanol mandates.
Sorghum requires less water than corn but yields about the same amount of ethanol per bushel.
Minnesota, with 10 electoral votes and 1.1 billion gallons of ethanol production capacity, is leaning Democratic.
Our goal is to make this new kind of ethanol practical and competitive within six years.
This appeared to explain why a flow rate of 3.0 L/min underestimated oxygen consumption of the ethanol lamp.
- the technical name for alcohol (def. 1)
Word Origin and History for ethanol
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
- 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.
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Another name for ethyl alcohol.
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