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methanol

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmɛθəˌnɔl//
 
, NAmE//ˈmɛθəˌnɑl//
 
[uncountable] (symbol CH3OH)
 
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a poisonous form of alcohol formed when methane reacts with oxygen
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: methanol