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Meaning of METHANOL

Pronunciation:  'methu`nowl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol
 

METHANOL is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirit
 
 See Also: alcohol, allyl alcohol, combustible, combustible material, fuel, propenyl alcohol

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A toxic, colorless, flammable alcohol which is used in some antifreeze and to manufacture formaldehyde. It can cause blindness and other nervous system damage if ingested
 

 

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