HyperDic: methyl_alcohol

English > 1 sense of the expression methyl alcohol:
NOUNsubstancemethyl alcohol, methanol, wood alcohol, wood spirita light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol
English > methyl alcohol: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol.
Synonymsmethanol, wood alcohol, wood spirit
BroaderalcoholAny of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
fuelA substance that can be consumed to produce energy
Substancesallyl alcohol, propenyl alcoholAn unsaturated primary alcohol present in wood spirit
Spanishalcohol metílico, metanol
Catalanalcohol de fusta, metanol

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