1. ethanol

noun. ['ˈɛθəˌnɔl'] 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.


  • spirits of wine
  • fermentation alcohol
  • plant product
  • alcohol
  • neutral spirits
  • ethyl alcohol
  • denatured alcohol
  • gasohol
  • grain alcohol

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Rhymes with Ethanol

  • rohypnol

How do you pronounce ethanol?

Pronounce ethanol as ˈɛθəˌnɔl.

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Sentences with ethanol

1. Noun, singular or mass
Fermentation of cane sugar and the fermentation of fresh sugar cane juice both result in the production of ethanol.

2. Adverb
One of these is the alcohol we call ethanol.

3. Verb, base form
It is similar to ethanol, but has additives in it, making it unsafe to consume.