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meth·a·nol

 (mĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid, CH3OH, used as an antifreeze, a general solvent, a fuel, and a denaturant for ethyl alcohol. Also called carbinol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirits.

methanol

(ˈmɛθəˌnɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile poisonous liquid compound used as a solvent and fuel. Formula: CH3OH. Also called: methyl alcohol or wood alcohol
[C20: from methane + -ol1]

meth′yl al′cohol


n.
a colorless, volatile, poisonous liquid, CH4O, used chiefly as a solvent, fuel, and antifreeze and in the synthesis of formaldehyde. Also called methanol, wood alcohol.
[1840–50]

meth·a·nol

(mĕth′ə-nôl′)
A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid, CH4O, used as an antifreeze, a general solvent, and a fuel. Also called methyl alcohol, wood alcohol.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methanol - a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcoholmethanol - a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
allyl alcohol, propenyl alcohol - an unsaturated primary alcohol present in wood spirit; use to make resins and plasticizers and pharmaceuticals
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
Translations
metanol

methanol

[ˈmeθənɒl] Nmetanol m

methanol

nMethanol nt

methanol

[ˈmɛθəˌnɒl] nmetanolo

meth·a·nol

n. metanol, alcohol de madera.

methanol

n metanol m
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Ashour, Simulation of biomethanol production from green syngas through sustainable process design, in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, 677 (2014).
The company has been producing and selling biomethanol since 2016, prior to increasing production to include cellulosic ethanol with the installation of its methanol-to-ethanol conversion unit earlier this year.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: Dakota, General Electric, Sasol, Royal Dutch Shell, Agrium, Air products and chemicals, Biomethanol Chemie Nederland, CF Industries, ConocoPhillips, Dow Chemicals, Foster Wheeler, Haldor Topsoe, KT-Kinetics Technology, Siemens, Linde Group
Some of the major companies operating in the global renewable methanol market are, Eastman Chemicals, Biomethanol Chemie Nederland B.