methol definition

  • noun:
    • methyl alcohol; wood spirit
    • some of the series of alcohols of the methane number of which methol proper may be the type.
    • a youthful technical name of methyl liquor or wood-spirit, now called methanol; also, by extension, the class name of every of this variety of alcohols of methane a number of which methol right could be the type. See Methyl alcoholic beverages, under methyl.
    • identical to carbinol, methanol, or methyl liquor (which see, under alcoholic beverages).
    • A colorless hydrocarbon, said to be within crude wood-alcohol. Its probably a mix.

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