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- another term for methanol
- ‘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.’
- ‘Endogenous peroxidase activity was quenched by treating the slides with 3% hydrogen peroxide in methyl alcohol for 10 minutes.’
- ‘Planned and feasible solutions include obtaining hydrogen through water electrolysis and then producing ammonia by adding nitrogen to the hydrogen, or producing methyl alcohol by adding carbon to the hydrogen.’
- ‘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.’
methyl alcohol/ˈmeTHəl ˈalkəˌhäl/
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