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[eth-uh-nol-uh-meen, -noh-luh-, -nuh-lam-in] /ˌɛθ əˈnɒl əˌmin, -ˈnoʊ lə-, -nəˈlæm ɪn/

noun, Chemistry.
a viscous liquid with an odor of ammonia, C 2 H 7 NO, used to remove carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide from natural gas, and in the manufacture of antibiotics.
(ěth’ə-nŏl’ə-mēn’, -nō’lə-)
A colorless liquid used in the purification of petroleum, as a solvent in dry cleaning, and as an ingredient in paints and pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: C2H7NO.


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