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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless pungent poisonous liquid used in the manufacture of resins, plasticizers, and other organic chemicals. Formula: CH2:CHCH2OH; relative density: 0.85; melting pt: –129°C; boiling pt: 96.9°C
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|Noun||1.||allyl alcohol - an unsaturated primary alcohol present in wood spirit; use to make resins and plasticizers and pharmaceuticals|
methanol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirit - 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