Definition of methyl in English:
noun[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting the alkyl radical —CH3, derived from methane and present in many organic compounds: methyl bromide
More example sentences
- For example, the derived alkyl group from methane is the methyl group.
- Currently, the largest volume organic bromine product is methyl bromide, a fumigant.
- The boat was carrying 6000 metric tons of styrene, isopropyl and methyl ethyl ketone.
Definition of methyl in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan