English - English Dictionary

methane: noun: ˈmiːθeɪn

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trichloromethanea volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"
triiodomethanea yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing
aminomethanea methyl with the hydrogen atom replaced by an amino radical
tribromomethanecolorless liquid haloform CHBr3
trifluoromethanecolorless gas haloform CHF3 (similar to chloroform)
tri-iodomethanesweet smelling yellow solid haloform CHI3
tetrachloromethanea colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
perchloromethanea colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
nitrochloromethanegaseous form or chloropicrin used as tear gas
methanea colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
methane seriesa non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
dichloromethanea nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant