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Origin of wood alcohol
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby wood alcohol
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Example sentences 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|Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
British Dictionary definitions for wood alcohol
another name for methanol
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Medical definitions for wood alcohol
[ wud ]
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Scientific definitions for wood alcohol
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