Definition of methyl alcohol in English:

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methyl alcohol

noun

Another term for methanol.
Example sentences
  • The member for Otago raised an interesting point relating to methyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol.
  • Methanol, which is also known as methyl alcohol, wood spirit, and wood naptha, is the simplest example of an alcohol.
  • Another example of the usefulness of this technology is in determining potential environmental impacts of using methyl alcohol instead of gasoline in internal combustion engines.

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