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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.

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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]
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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]
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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.
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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"
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Translations
metanol

methanol

[ˈmeθənɒl] Nmetanol m
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methanol

nMethanol nt
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methanol

[ˈmɛθəˌnɒl] nmetanolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

meth·a·nol

n. metanol, alcohol de madera.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

methanol

n metanol m
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The limits of detection were 0.020 (Mu)g/g for DMP, 0.025 (Mu)g g [?]1 for DEP, 0.030 (Mu)g/g for DBP and 0.05 (Mu)g g [?]1 for DEHP and recoveries obtained from spiking experiments and elution with 50/50 ratio (v/v) of CH 3 OH in CH 2 Cl 2 were DMP, 94.0+-0.07%, DEP, 96+-04%, DBP89+-0.05% and DEHP 83+-0.09%, .
The use of solid phase extraction and GC-Mass provides the basis for the selective determination of phthalate esters in tissue samples .Of the several solvent ratios (methanol in dichloromethane) used for selective elution of phthalate esters from prepacked florisil column through C 18 solid phase cartridge, the 50/50 ratio, CH 3 OH in CH 3 Cl 2 gave the best result.
200 ml of CH 3 OH was taken in a 250ml flask , 10 gm of the root sample was added to it and remaining 10 gm in the other flask in the same way.