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wood alcohol

Origin of wood alcohol
1860-65 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for wood alcohol
  • Methyl or wood alcohol sold as a gas-line antifreeze and de-icing agent is an excellent choice for camp stove use.
  • Also known as wood alcohol, methanol can be used as an alternative fuel.
  • Methanol is a liquid chemical commonly known as wood alcohol.
  • Most manufacturers use methanol, also known as wood alcohol, for this purpose.
  • Methyl alcohol, for example, is also known as methanol or wood alcohol.
  • wood alcohol or turpentine applied with a cotton ball may remove white mildew spots on wood.
  • Also known as wood alcohol, methanol is usually produced by chemical conversion at high temperatures and pressures.
British Dictionary definitions for wood alcohol

wood alcohol

another name for methanol
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wood alcohol in Medicine

wood alcohol n.
See methanol.

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wood alcohol in Science
wood alcohol  
See methanol.
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