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[meth-ok-sahyd, -sid] /mɛθˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd/

noun, Chemistry.
(def 1).
a saltlike compound in which the hydrogen atom in the hydroxyl group of methanol has been replaced by a metal atom, usually an alkali metal atom as in sodium methoxide, NaOCH3 Also called methylate


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