a combining form representing methyl, in compound words:
short for methamphetamine
short for methadone
indicating a chemical compound derived from methane or containing methyl groups: methacrylate resin
colloquial abbreviation of methedrine, attested from 1967.
Methedrine2; methadone, or methamphetamine: Eight hours after snorting cocaine for two days and doing crystal meth (1960s+ Narcotics)
[meth-ak-ruh-leyt] /mɛθˈæk rəˌleɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an ester or salt derived from methacrylic acid. /mɛθˈækrɪˌleɪt/ noun 1. any ester of methacrylic acid 2. See methacrylate resin methacrylate (měth-āk’rə-lāt’)
[meth-uh-seet-n] /ˌmɛθ əˈsit n/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C 9 H 1 1 NO 2 , used for relieving pain and reducing or preventing fever.
noun, Chemistry. 1. an acrylic resin formed by polymerizing the esters or amides of methacrylic acid. noun 1. any acrylic resin derived from methacrylic acid
[meth-uh-kril-ik, meth-] /ˈmɛθ əˈkrɪl ɪk, ˌmɛθ-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, liquid acid, C 4 H 6 O 2 , produced synthetically, whose methyl ester, methyl methacrylate, polymerizes to yield a clear plastic. /ˌmɛθəˈkrɪlɪk/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline water-soluble substance used in the manufacture of acrylic resins; 2-methylpropenoic acid. Formula: CH2:C(CH3)COOH methacrylic acid (měth’ə-krĭl’ĭk) […]