[meth-am-fet-uh-meen, -min] /ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn/
a central nervous system stimulant, C 1 0 H 1 5 N, used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive states: also widely used as an illicit drug.
a variety of amphetamine used for its stimulant action
1949, from methyl + amphetamine; so called because it was a methyl derivative of amphetamine.
An amine derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride both as a central nervous system stimulant in the medical treatment of obesity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and illicitly as a recreational drug.
- Methamphetamine hydrochloride
methamphetamine hydrochloride meth·am·phet·a·mine hydrochloride (měth’ām-fět’ə-mēn’, -mĭn) n. A crystalline amine used as a central nervous system stimulant and in the treatment of obesity.
[meth-uh-nal] /ˈmɛθ əˌnæl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. . /ˈmɛθəˌnæl/ noun 1. the systematic name for formaldehyde
[meth-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌmɛθ əˈneɪ ʃən/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the process of converting a mixture, as of hydrogen and carbon monoxide, into .
[meth-eyn; British mee-theyn] /ˈmɛθ eɪn; British ˈmi θeɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, odorless, flammable gas, CH 4 , the main constituent of marsh gas and the firedamp of coal mines, obtained commercially from natural gas: the first member of the methane, or alkane, series of hydrocarbons. /ˈmiːθeɪn/ noun 1. a colourless odourless flammable gas, […]