Origin of wood alcohol
First recorded in 1860–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for wood alcohol
Then comes the wood for distillation into wood-alcohol for use in manufacture and to furnish power in engines.Checking the Waste
Mary Huston Gregory
Clean your brush in wood-alcohol before putting it away, and keep the shellac bottle tightly corked.How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus</p>
Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
- another name for methanol
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
- See methanol.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.