synthol

noun syn·thol \ˈsinˌthȯl, -thōl\

Definition of synthol

plural

-s

  1. :  a synthetic motor fuel made by heating water gas or synthesis gas under pressure in the presence of a catalyst and containing chiefly alcohols, fatty acids, and ketones or chiefly hydrocarbons — compare fischer-tropsch process

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Origin and Etymology of synthol

1synthetic + -ol


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