wood alcohol


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wood 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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wood alcohol

[′wu̇d ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
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The state was able to drive out those making wood alcohol and poisoning the people, just as Mujica said.
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