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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"Japan has plenty of trees across the nation and we hope people can enjoy wood alcohols that are specialized from each region," Magara said.
For decades, consumers of alcohol and alcoholic drinks have been warned about substituting wood alcohol for alcoholic drinks, because it is poison and, among other problems, can cause blindness and death.
If I start the reaction with battery acid and wood alcohol on Saturday morning, I will be able to fill up the Benz on Friday.
(Methanol, also known as wood alcohol, is a feedstock for hundreds of widely used chemical commodities, including formaldehyde, acetic acid, windshield wash fluid, and the gasoline additive MTBE.
Officials say thousands of people die in Russia every year from drinking poisonous homemade, illegally produced or fake alcohol, often made from wood alcohol meant for industrial purposes.
Methanol (C[H.sub.3]OH) or 'wood alcohol', in particular, shows promise lot four reasons.
Methanol, or wood alcohol, is in the glue used to bind the wood fibers of particleboard.
I well remember when the hogs got into the silo seepage and went on a wood alcohol binge second only to the binge the hired man "enjoyed" when he sampled the same seepage.
``The rations were so bad that your tongue would be swollen and sore from eating cold beans and corned beef hash, we just had a little wood alcohol burner.