A toxic, colorless, volatile flammable liquid alcohol, originally made by distillation from wood and now chiefly by oxidizing methane. Also called methyl alcohol.
- Chemical formula: CH3OH
- It will also act on other small molecules, including methanol and ethylene glycol.
- For example, the alcohol derivative of methane is methanol and of ethane is ethanol.
- For instance, consider the difference between ethyl alcohol and methanol.
Words that rhyme with methanolethanol, bioethanol
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