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bioethanol Syllabification: bi·o·eth·a·nol
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈeTHənôl/

Definition of bioethanol in English:


Ethanol produced from plants such as sugar cane or corn, used as an alternative to gasoline.
Example sentences
  • With all the advantages stated above, the use of bioethanol seems more pressing.
  • Elsewhere there's excitable talk of hydrogen, bioethanol, fuel cells, hybrids.
  • The perfect burning is due to octane number bioethanol is higher than gasoline.

Words that rhyme with bioethanol

ethanol, methanol

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