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:
- The US English dictionary