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methylamine

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noun me·thyl·amine \ˌme-thə-lə-ˈmēn, -ˈla-mən; mə-ˈthi-lə-ˌmēn\

Definition of methylamine

  1. :  a flammable explosive gas CH3NH2 with a strong ammoniacal odor used especially in organic synthesis (as of dyes and insecticides)



Origin and Etymology of methylamine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1850


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noun me·thyl·amine \ˌmeth-ə-lə-ˈmēn, -ˈlam-ən; mə-ˈthil-ə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of methylamine

  1. :  a flammable explosive gas CH5N with a strong ammoniacal odor used especially in organic synthesis (as of insecticides)




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