ethyl alcohol

NOUN
  1. the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
  2. nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
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How To Use ethyl alcohol In A Sentence

  • They include ether, chloroform and halothane; the ones that commonly cause addiction are ethyl alcohol, propellants in spray cans and petrol.
  • Odors used included amyl acetate, which smells like bananas; phenyl ethyl alcohol, which smells like roses; propionic acid, which smells like vinegar; eugenol, which smells like cloves; and citral, which smells lemony.
  • The origins of the sordid controversy go back to the founding of the ethanol industry in Australia in the early 1990s. Ethanol, or ethyl alcohol, is a petrol additive derived from wheat, sugar and other vegetable matter.
  • Fuel grade ethyl alcohol and biodiesel are now to be developed successively with lower cost orientation.
  • A number of sclerosing agents such as polidocanol, sodium tetradecyl sulphate, sodium morrhuate, ethanolamine oleate and ethyl alcohol have been widely used for this purpose.
  • an important measurement of any wine, is its concentration of the intoxicant ethyl alcohol, or ethanol.
  • Many chemicals found in common perfumes and fragrances are designated as ‘hazardous’, including methylene chloride, toluene, methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone, ethyl alcohol and benzyl chloride.
  • Anbesol has something called benzyl alcohol, and vodka has something called ethyl alcohol, two different things. CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2009
  • Fixing was performed in a mixture of glacial acetic acid and methyl alcohol at a ratio of 1: 3.
  • Specimens were dehydrated in a graded series of ethyl alcohol and propylene oxide solutions and embedded in araldite.
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