methanol

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From methane +‎ -ol.

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methanol (countable and uncountable, plural methanols)

  1. (organic chemistry) The simplest aliphatic alcohol, CH3OH; a colourless, toxic, inflammable liquid, used as a solvent, antifreeze, in the chemical industry, and in the preparation of methylated spirit.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From methaan +‎ -ol.

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methanol m (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) methanol