methyl bromide

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methyl bromide

n.
A toxic gas, CH3Br, used as a fumigant.

methyl bromide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless poisonous gas or volatile liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform, used as a solvent and extinguishant. Formula: CH3Br

meth′yl bro′mide


n.
a colorless, poisonous gas, CH3Br, used as a solvent, refrigerant, and fumigant, and in organic synthesis.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.methyl bromide - a poisonous gas or liquid (CH3Br) used to fumigate rodents, worms, etc.
bromide - any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs
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