1. [ noun ] (chemistry) 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
Synonyms: ethanol fermentation_alcohol ethyl_alcohol
Related terms: plant_product alcohol spirits_of_wine absolute_alcohol denatured_alcohol gasohol neutral_spirits