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See also: Methanol and méthanol

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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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EtymologyEdit

From methaan +‎ -ol.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meːtaːˈnɔl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔl

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methanol m (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) methanol