methyl alcohol


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methyl alcohol:

see methanolmethanol,
 methyl alcohol,
or wood alcohol,
CH3OH, a colorless, flammable liquid that is miscible with water in all proportions. Methanol is a monohydric alcohol. It melts at −97.8°C; and boils at 67°C;.
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methyl alcohol

[′meth·əl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OH A colorless, toxic, flammable liquid, boiling at 64.5°C, miscible with water, ether, alcohol; used in manufacture of formaldehyde, chemical synthesis, antifreeze for autos, and as a solvent. Also known as methanol; wood alcohol.
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