[ meth-uh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˈmɛθ əˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /
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Example sentences from the Web for methanol
Denatured alcohol contains methanol, which can lead to serious health issues with enough exposure.
British Dictionary definitions for methanol
/ (ˈmɛθəˌnɒl) /
a colourless volatile poisonous liquid compound used as a solvent and fuel. Formula: CH 3 OHAlso called: methyl alcohol, wood alcohol
Word Origin for methanol
C20: from methane + -ol 1
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Medical definitions for methanol
[ mĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′ ]
A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid used as an antifreeze, a general solvent, a fuel, and a denaturant for ethyl alcohol.carbinol methyl alcohol wood alcohol
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Scientific definitions for methanol
[ mĕth′ə-nôl′ ]
A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid used as a general solvent, antifreeze, and fuel. Also called methyl alcohol, wood alcohol. Chemical formula: CH4O.
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