methol
Methyl Meth"yl, n. [See {Methylene}.] (Chem.) A univalent hydrocarbon radical, {CH3-}, not existing alone but regarded as an essential residue of methane, and appearing as a component part of many derivatives; as, methyl alcohol, methyl ether, methyl amine, etc. [Formerly written also {methule}, {methyle}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

{Methyl alcohol} (Chem.), a light, volatile, inflammable liquid, {CH3.OH}, obtained by the distillation of wood, and hence called {wood alcohol} or {wood spirit}; tecnically referred to as {methanol}; -- called also {methol}, {carbinol}, etc.

{Methyl amine} (Chem.), a colorless, inflammable, alkaline gas, {CH3.NH2}, having an ammoniacal, fishy odor. It is produced artificially, and also occurs naturally in herring brine and other fishy products. It is regarded as ammonia in which a third of its hydrogen is replaced by methyl, and is a type of the class of substituted ammonias.

{Methyl ether} (Chem.), a light, volatile ether {CH3.O.CH3}, obtained by the etherification of methyl alcohol; -- called also {methyl oxide} or {dimethyl ether}.

{Methyl green}. (Chem.) See under {Green}, n.

{Methyl orange}. (Chem.) See {Helianthin}.

{Methyl violet} (Chem.), an artificial dye, consisting of certain methyl halogen derivatives of rosaniline. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Methol — Meth ol, n. [Gr. ? wine + ol.] (Chem.) An earlier technical name of methyl alcohol or wood spirit, now called {methanol}; also, by extension, the class name of any of the series of alcohols of the methane series of which methol proper is the type …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • methol — Chem. (ˈmɛθɒl) [ad. F. méthol, f. méthyle methyl: see ol 1.] A colourless liquid, produced in the distillation of wood. T. Graham Elem. Chem. 837. a 1864 Gesner Coal, Petr., etc. (1865) 89 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methol — Methol, 1) so v.w. Methylen; 2) ein Kohlenwasserstoff, welcher sich bei der Destillation des rohen Holzgeistes mit Schwefelsäure bildet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Methōl — Methōl, das schwefelsaure Salz des Monomethylparaamidophenols CH3NH.C6H4.OH, farblose Kristalle, löslich in Wasser, reduziert Metallsalze und wird daher in der Photographie als Entwickler benutzt. Das Salz der Orthoverbindung, gemengt mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • méthol — (mé tol) s. m. Terme de chimie. Corps retiré de l esprit de bois brut …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Alberto Methol Ferré — Nombre completo Alberto René Methol Ferré Nacimiento 31 de marzo de 1929 …   Wikipedia Español

  • methanol — Methol Meth ol, n. [Gr. ? wine + ol.] (Chem.) An earlier technical name of methyl alcohol or wood spirit, now called {methanol}; also, by extension, the class name of any of the series of alcohols of the methane series of which methol proper is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • El Uruguay como problema — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El Uruguay como Problema Autor Alberto Methol Ferré Idioma Español Género Geopolítica Editor …   Wikipedia Español

  • Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 — A similar Fairchild FH 227D painted as Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya, flight 571. Aircraft in photo was used in the 1993 movie Alive. Accident summary …   Wikipedia

  • Vuelo 571 de la Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya — Foto del lugar del desastre, donde se divisan algunos supervivientes Fecha 13 de octubre de 1972 23 de diciembre de 1972 …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”