The methyl alcohol must have a specific gravity of not more than ˙810 at 60 F.
If we use the methyl radicle we get methyl alcohol: if we use the ethyl radicle we get ethyl alcohol.
Flecks of a rose-red color form if methyl alcohol is present.
As a matter of fact, at least two very valuable substances are obtained by this operation, methyl alcohol and acetone.
Shellac is soluble in both grain alcohol (ethyl alcohol) and wood alcohol (methyl alcohol), but grain alcohol is preferable.
Jenner's stain consists of a solution in methyl alcohol of the precipitate formed by adding eosine to methylene blue.
This result is achieved by adding some of the methyl alcohol derived from the vapour given off by wood when heated.
methyl alcohol is sometimes used in place of the more expensive spirit alcohol as a solvent for the lemon oil.
Two of these are of the greatest importance, methyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol.
Now to the etherial solution, add about half its volume of a concentrated solution of potassium hydroxide in methyl alcohol.
methyl alcohol n.
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