[meth-uh l] /ˈmɛθ əl/
containing the .
a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methyl group is present:
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group of atoms CH3
an organometallic compound in which methyl groups are bound directly to a metal atom
univalent hydrocarbon radical, 1840, from German methyl (1840) or directly from French méthyle, back-formation from French méthylène (see methylene).
methyl meth·yl (měth’əl)
The alkyl group, often a univalent radical, CH3, derived from methane and occurring in many important organic compounds.
The radical CH3, derived from methane.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C 3 H 6 O 2 , the methyl ester of acetic acid, having a fragrant odor, used chiefly as a solvent. noun 1. a colourless volatile flammable liquid ester with a fragrant odour, used as a solvent, esp in paint removers. Formula: CH3COOCH3
[meth-uh l-uh-see-tik, -uh-set-ik] /ˈmɛθ əl əˈsi tɪk, -əˈsɛt ɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[meth-uh-lal, meth-uh-lal] /ˌmɛθ əˈlæl, ˈmɛθ əˌlæl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C 3 H 8 O 2 , having a chloroformlike odor, used chiefly as a solvent, in perfumery, and in organic synthesis. /ˈmɛθɪˌlæl/ noun 1. a colourless volatile flammable liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform, used as a solvent […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, volatile, water-soluble, poisonous liquid, CH 4 O, obtained by the destructive distillation of wood or the incomplete oxidation of natural gas, or produced synthetically from carbon monoxide and hydrogen, used chiefly as a solvent, a fuel, and an automobile antifreeze and in the synthesis of formaldehyde. noun 1. another name […]