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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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