a colorless, volatile, flammable, water-insoluble, liquid, unsaturated ester, C 5 H 8 O 2 , that polymerizes readily to a clear plastic.
a colourless liquid compound, used in the manufacture of certain methacrylate resins. Formula: CH2C(CH3)COOCH3
methylmorphine meth·yl·mor·phine (měth’əl-môr’fēn’) n. See codeine.
[meth-uh l-naf-thuh-leen, -nap-] /ˌmɛθ əlˈnæf θəˌlin, -ˈnæp-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound, C 1 1 H 1 0 , whose alpha isomer, a colorless liquid, is used in determining cetane numbers. /ˌmiːθaɪlˈnæpθəˌliːn/ noun 1. either of two isomeric derivatives of naphthalene: a liquid (1-methylnaphthalene), used in standardizing diesel fuels, or a solid (2-methylnaphthalene), an insecticide
methylol meth·yl·ol (měth’ə-lôl) n. The monovalent radical, CH2OH, present in primary alcohols. Also called hydroxymethyl.
noun, Chemistry. 1. an oily, clear to amber, water-insoluble liquid, C 1 9 H 3 6 O 2 , used chiefly as an intermediate for detergents, wetting agents, and emulsifiers.