Recent Examples of methyl from the Web
The outside of the spools are coated in molecules called methyl markers.
Most could pick up the smell of methyl mercaptan, a sulfur compound released as our guts digest the vegetable.
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Origin and Etymology of methyl
International Scientific Vocabulary, back-formation from methylene
First Known Use: 1840
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