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industrial alcohol:

see ethanolethanol
or ethyl alcohol,
CH3CH2OH, a colorless liquid with characteristic odor and taste; commonly called grain alcohol or simply alcohol. Properties

Ethanol is a monohydric primary alcohol. It melts at −117.
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industrial alcohol

[in′dəs·trē·əl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Ethyl alcohol that has been denatured by acetates, ketones, gasoline, or other additives to make it unfit for beverage purposes.
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