HyperDic: wood_spirit

English > 1 sense of the expression wood spirit:
NOUNsubstancewood spirit, methanol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohola light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol
English > wood spirit: 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, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol
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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