methyl chloride
Chlormethane Chlor`meth"ane, n. (Chem.) A colorless gas, {CH3Cl}, of a sweet odor, easily condensed to a liquid; -- called also {methyl chloride}.48593 [1913 Webster]

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  • methyl chloride — n a sweet smelling gaseous compound CH3Cl made usu. by the action of hydrochloric acid on methanol and used chiefly as a refrigerant and methylating agent called also chloromethane …   Medical dictionary

  • methyl chloride — n. a colorless, poisonous gas, CH3Cl, which when compressed becomes a sweet, transparent liquid: it is used as a refrigerant and local anesthetic …   English World dictionary

  • methyl chloride — Chem. a colorless, poisonous gas, CH3Cl, used chiefly as a refrigerant, as a local anesthetic, and as a methylating agent in organic synthesis. Also called chloromethane. [1875 80] * * * ▪ chemical compound also called  chloromethane        a… …   Universalium

  • methyl chloride — noun : a sweet smelling gaseous compound CH3Cl made usually by the action of hydrochloric acid on methanol and used chiefly as a refrigerant and methylating agent called also chloromethane * * * Chem. a colorless, poisonous gas, CH3Cl, used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • methyl chloride — chlormetanas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃Cl atitikmenys: angl. chloromethane; methyl chloride rus. хлористый метил; хлорметан ryšiai: sinonimas – metilchloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methyl chloride — (Chemistry) colorless gas composed of chlorine and methyl (CH3Cl) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • methyl chloride — noun chloromethane (CHCl) …   Wiktionary

  • methyl chloride — meth′yl chlo′ride n. chem. a colorless gas, CH3Cl, used chiefly as a refrigerant, a local anesthetic, and a methylating agent • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • methyl chloride — /mɛθəl ˈklɔraɪd/ (say methuhl klawruyd) noun → chloromethane …   Australian English dictionary

  • methyl chloride chloromethane — (Chemistry) colorless gas composed of chlorine and methyl (CH3Cl) …   English contemporary dictionary

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