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meth·yl·ene

 (mĕth′ə-lēn′)
n.
A bivalent hydrocarbon group, CH2, a component of unsaturated hydrocarbons.

[French méthylène : Greek methu, wine; see medhu- in Indo-European roots + Greek hūlē, wood, substance.]

methylene

(ˈmɛθɪˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group of atoms =CH2: a methylene group or radical.
[C19: from French méthylène, from Greek methu wine + hulē wood + -ene: originally referring to a substance distilled from wood]

meth•yl•ene

(ˈmɛθ əˌlin)

n.
the bivalent organic group CH2, derived from methane.
[< French méthylène (1834) = Greek méth(y) wine (see mead1) + hýl(ē) wood + French -ène -ene]
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Noun1.methylene - the bivalent radical CH2 derived from methane
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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