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Noun: methanol  'me-thu,nol [N. Amer], 'me-thu,nól [Brit]
  1. A light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol
    - methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirit

Derived forms: methanols

Type of: alcohol, fuel

Encyclopedia: Methanol