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How to use ethanol in a sentence
For instance, LanzaTech has developed technology that captures waste gas emissions and uses bacteria to turn it into useable ethanol fuel.Elon Musk is donating $100M to find the best carbon capture technology | Kirsten Korosec | January 22, 2021 | TechCrunch
The ethanol quickly evaporated to leave behind aerosols similar to those produced by coughing or speaking.When it comes to airborne COVID-19 transmission, droplet size matters | Kate Baggaley | November 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
It’s a portrait of the crystals that form after two amino acids — L-glutamine and beta-alanine — are heated in a solution made of ethanol and water.A glowing zebrafish wins the 2020 Nikon Small World photography contest | Erin Garcia de Jesus | October 13, 2020 | Science News
More than 90 percent of the final product is ethanol, he reports.New solution for carbon dioxide: Turn it into ‘green’ fuel | Rebecca E. Hirsch | September 21, 2020 | Science News For Students
Janiak and her colleagues didn’t look at all the genes needed to break down ethanol.Why elephants and armadillos might easily get drunk | Susan Milius | June 4, 2020 | Science News For Students
In contrast, traditional ethanol is made from the actual corn kernels.
Industrial production and technology have permanently altered the way we brew our inebriating ethanol.‘Drunk History’: A Booze Cruise of Red, White, and Blood | Rich Goldstein | July 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kinkade had died of “acute ethanol and diazepam intoxication”—alcohol and Valium.The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America's Favorite Painter | Zac Bissonnette | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Kent Sepkowitz | December 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.
This appeared to explain why a flow rate of 3.0 L/min underestimated oxygen consumption of the ethanol lamp.
Our goal is to make this new kind of ethanol practical and competitive within six years.
British Dictionary definitions for ethanol
the technical name for alcohol (def. 1)
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Scientific definitions for ethanol
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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Cultural definitions for ethanol
Another name for ethyl alcohol.
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