[meth-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌmɛθ əˈneɪ ʃən/
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, […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun 1. another name for the alkane series See alkane methane series The alkane series. See under alkane.
- Methanesulfonic acid
methanesulfonic acid meth·ane·sul·fon·ic acid (měth’ān-sŭl-fŏn’ĭk) n. A liquid soluble in water, alcohol, and ether used as a reaction catalyst.
[me-than-uh-juh n, -jen] /mɛˈθæn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. any of a diverse group of widely distributed archaebacteria that occur in anaerobic environments, as the intestinal tracts of animals, freshwater and marine sediments, and sewage, and are capable of producing methane from a limited number of substrates, including carbon dioxide and hydrogen, acetate, and methylamines: […]