wood alcohol

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Synonyms for wood alcohol

a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol

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Back then people were making wood alcohol and other very toxic blends.
Distilling went underground, and poor quality and poisonous distillations of wood alcohol (methanol) severely damaged the reputation of home-distilled alcohols.
The method is also more natural, relying on water and food-grade ethanol rather than the traditional methanol or wood alcohol.
Methanol, known as wood alcohol, can cause serious harm, including blindness.
For decades, consumers of alcohol and alcoholic drinks have been warned about substituting wood alcohol for alcoholic drinks, because it is poison and, among other problems, can cause blindness and death.
If I start the reaction with battery acid and wood alcohol on Saturday morning, I will be able to fill up the Benz on Friday.
Methanol, also known as wood alcohol, is a feedstock for hundreds of widely used chemical commodities, including formaldehyde, acetic acid, windshield wash fluid, and the gasoline additive MTBE.