[meth-uh-luh-meen, -uh l-am-in] /ˌmɛθ ə ləˈmin, -əlˈæm ɪn/
any of three derivatives of ammonia in which one or all of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by methyl groups, especially a gas, CH 5 N, with an ammonialike odor, the simplest alkyl derivative of ammonia and, like the latter, forming a series of salts.
a colourless flammable water-soluble gas, used in the manufacture of herbicides, dyes, and drugs. Formula: CH3NH2
(měth’ə-lə-mēn’, -lām’ēn, mə-thĭl’ə-mēn’)
A toxic, flammable gas produced naturally by the decomposition of organic matter and also made synthetically. It is used as a solvent and in the manufacture of many products, such as dyes and insecticides. Chemical formula: CH5N.
[meth-uh-leyt] /ˈmɛθ əˌleɪt/ Chemistry noun 1. Also called methoxide. any derivative of , as , CH 3 ONa. 2. any compound containing the . verb (used with object), methylated, methylating. 3. (in a compound) to replace (one or more hydrogen atoms) with the . 4. to mix with , as in the denaturation of ethyl […]
noun, (usually used with a singular verb) 1. ethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol for the purpose of preventing its use as an alcoholic beverage. noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) alcohol that has been denatured by the addition of methanol and pyridine and a violet dye Also called metho, meths
[meth-uh-ley-shuh n] /ˌmɛθ əˈleɪ ʃən/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the process of replacing a hydrogen atom with a .
[meth-uh l-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen] /ˌmɛθ əlˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. . methylbenzene (měth’əl-běn’zēn’) See toluene.