Methyl orange

Methyl orange
Methyl Meth"yl, n. [See {Methylene}.] (Chem.) A univalent hydrocarbon radical, {CH3-}, not existing alone but regarded as an essential residue of methane, and appearing as a component part of many derivatives; as, methyl alcohol, methyl ether, methyl amine, etc. [Formerly written also {methule}, {methyle}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

{Methyl alcohol} (Chem.), a light, volatile, inflammable liquid, {CH3.OH}, obtained by the distillation of wood, and hence called {wood alcohol} or {wood spirit}; tecnically referred to as {methanol}; -- called also {methol}, {carbinol}, etc.

{Methyl amine} (Chem.), a colorless, inflammable, alkaline gas, {CH3.NH2}, having an ammoniacal, fishy odor. It is produced artificially, and also occurs naturally in herring brine and other fishy products. It is regarded as ammonia in which a third of its hydrogen is replaced by methyl, and is a type of the class of substituted ammonias.

{Methyl ether} (Chem.), a light, volatile ether {CH3.O.CH3}, obtained by the etherification of methyl alcohol; -- called also {methyl oxide} or {dimethyl ether}.

{Methyl green}. (Chem.) See under {Green}, n.

{Methyl orange}. (Chem.) See {Helianthin}.

{Methyl violet} (Chem.), an artificial dye, consisting of certain methyl halogen derivatives of rosaniline. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • methyl orange — noun an azo dye used as an acid base indicator; used for titrations involving weak bases • Hypernyms: ↑azo dye, ↑acid base indicator * * * noun Usage: sometimes capitalized M&O : a basic azo dye (CH3)2NC6H4N . NC6H4SO3Na which is made by coupling …   Useful english dictionary

  • methyl orange — Chem. an orange yellow, slightly water soluble powder, C14H14N3NaO3S, used chiefly as an acid base indicator. Also called gold orange, helianthine B, orange III, tropaeolin D, tropeolin D. Cf. methyl red. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • methyl orange — meth′yl or′ange n. chem. an orange yellow, slightly water soluble powder, C14H14N3NaO3used chiefly as an acid base indicator • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • methyl orange — noun Date: 1881 an alkaline dye used as a chemical indicator …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • methyl orange — noun An azo dye used as an acid base indicator for titrations involving a weak base …   Wiktionary

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