Bioethanol vs Alcohol - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between bioethanol and alcohol

is that bioethanol is bioethanol while alcohol is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • Ethanol produced, by fermentation of crops, for use as a biofuel.
  • alcohol


  • (organic chemistry, countable) Any of a class of organic compounds (such as ethanol) containing a hydroxyl functional group (-OH).
  • (uncountable) An intoxicating beverage made by the fermentation of sugar or sugar-containing material.
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  • (obsolete) Any very fine powder.
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    Derived terms

    * -holic * -holism * -ol * alcohol abuse * alcoholic * alcoholism * low-alcohol * non-alcoholic * nonalcoholic