Definitions for "ethyl alcohol"
the organic compound C2H5.OH, which is the intoxicating agent in beer, wine, and other fermented and distilled liquors; it is used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel.
a depressant found in beverages and commonly used to reduce social inhibitions. (219)
A flammable organic compound formed during sugar fermentation. It is also called ethanol, grain alcohol, or simply alcohol.
Mild eye, skin, respiratory tract irritant. Used in air fresheners, pet flea-control products, and a wide range of other household cleaning products. ethyl benzene Neurotoxic. Used in some art products.