Associations to the word «Methyl»


METHYL, noun. (organic compound) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3, formally derived from methane by the loss of a hydrogen atom; a compound or part of a compound formed by the attachment of such a radical.
METHYL ACETATE, noun. (organic compound) The methyl ester of acetic acid.
METHYL ACRYLATE, noun. (chemistry) The methyl ester of acrylic acid; a volatile liquid used to make polymethyl acrylate
METHYL ALCOHOL, noun. (organic compound) The compound methanol.
METHYL ALCOHOL, noun. Wood alcohol.
METHYL BROMIDE, noun. (organic compound) bromomethane
METHYL CHLORIDE, noun. (organic compound) chloromethane (CH3Cl)
METHYL CYANIDE, noun. (organic compound) An alternative name for acetonitrile.
METHYL ETHYL KETONE, noun. (organic compound) The industrial solvent butanone.
METHYL FLUORIDE, noun. (organic compound) fluoromethane
METHYL FORMATE, noun. (organic compound) the methyl ester of formic acid (HCO2CH3)
METHYL IODIDE, noun. (organic compound) iodomethane
METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE, noun. (organic compound) The aliphatic ketone (CH3)2CH-CH2-CO-CH3, that is used as a solvent
METHYL JASMONATE, noun. (botany) A particular kind of substance used in plant defense.
METHYL MERCURY, noun. Alternative spelling of methylmercury
METHYL METHACRYLATE, noun. (organic compound) The methyl ester of methacrylic acid, CH2:C(CH3)COOCH3, used as a monomer in the manufacture of polymethyl methacrylate plastics.
METHYL METHYACRYLATE, noun. A chemical compound C5O2H8, mostly used as a monomer for the production of the transparent plastic polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).
METHYL ORANGE, noun. (chemistry) An azo dye used as an acid-base indicator for titrations involving a weak base
METHYL SALICYLATE, noun. (chemistry) The methyl ester of salicylic acid and the principal constituent of oil of wintergreen
METHYL T-BUTYL ETHER, noun. (chemistry) (automotive) C5H12O ; an organic compound used to increase octane ratings of gasoline, through added oxygen
METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER, noun. (organic compound) (automotive) C5H12O ; an organic compound used to increase octane numbers of gasoline, through added oxygen, as an anti-knock additive
METHYL TERTIARY BUTYL ETHER, noun. (organic compound) (automotive) methyl tert-butyl ether
METHYL VIOLET, noun. (chemistry) An artificial dye consisting of certain methyl halogen derivatives of rosaniline.

Dictionary definition

METHYL, noun. The univalent radical CH3- derived from methane.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery