: a divalent hydrocarbon group CH2 derived from methane
Examples of methylene in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThere’s benzene, methylene, and aromatic hydrocarbons, carcinogenic.
Lindsey Bartlett, Forbes, 28 Apr. 2021 Covestro also manufacturers the more technically-challenging methylene diphenyl diisocyanate, or MDI, used to make polyurethanes for insulation.
Andrew Marc Noel, Bloomberg.com, 17 Sep. 2020
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