ethanol

Lemma

ethanol

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

A flammable, tasteless, colorless, mildly toxic chemical compound with a distinctive odor, one of the alcohols that is most often found in alcoholic beverages. 1

Nota

It is the most important alcohol in wine. Although small quantities are produced in grape cells during carbonic maceration, the primary source of ethanol in wine is yeast fermentation. Ethanol, C2H5OH, is the principal organic by-product of fermentation. 2

Contesto

The prime factors controlling ethanol production are sugar content, temperature, and yeast strain. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[ˈeθ.ə.nɒl] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Ethyl Alcohol, Grain Alcohol. 5

Abbreviazioni

EtOH. 6

Etimologia

1900, contracted from ethyl alcohol (see ethyl). 7

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova - Facoltà di Lingue e letterature straniere - Corso di laurea Teorie e tecniche della mediazione interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Mon Mar 2 00:00:00 2009
Autore

Bertolini Roberta; rivista da Bonanato/ Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : «http://www.encyclowine.org/?title=Ethanol», (14/11/2011)

2 : Jackson R.S., Wine Science, Principles and Applications. 2008. «http://books.google.it/books?id= 276»

3 : Jackson R.S., Wine Science, Principles and Applications. 2008. «http://books.google.it/books?id= 276»

4 : «http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/ethanol?q=ethanol», (14/11/2011)

5 : «http://iate.europa.eu/iatediff/FindTermsByLilId.do?lilId=46513&langId=en»(14/11/2011)

6 : «http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2613359/», (14/11/2011)

7 : « http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=ethanol&searchmode=none»(03/09/2009)

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