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for·mal·de·hyde

 (fôr-măl′də-hīd′)
n.
A pungent colorless flammable gaseous compound, CH2O, the simplest and most reactive aldehyde, used for manufacturing melamine and phenolic resins, fertilizers, dyes, and embalming fluids and in aqueous solution as a preservative and disinfectant.

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formaldehyde

(fɔːˈmældɪˌhaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless poisonous irritating gas with a pungent characteristic odour, made by the oxidation of methanol and used as formalin and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: HCHO. Systematic name: methanal
[C19: form(ic) + aldehyde; on the model of German Formaldehyd]
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form•al•de•hyde

(fɔrˈmæl dəˌhaɪd, fər-)

n.
a toxic gas, CH2O, used chiefly in aqueous solution as a disinfectant and preservative.
[1870–75; < German Formaldehyd; see formic acid, aldehyde]
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for·mal·de·hyde

(fôr-măl′də-hīd′)
A colorless gas, CH2O, having a sharp, suffocating odor. It is used in making plastics and is mixed with water to form a solution used to preserve biological specimens.
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Noun1.formaldehyde - a colorless poisonous gasformaldehyde - a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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formaldehyd
formaldehyd
formaldehido
formaldehydi
aldéhyde formiqueformaldéhydeméthanal
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formaldehidas
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formaldehyde
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formaldehyde

[fɔːˈmældɪhaɪd] Nformaldehido m
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formaldehyde

[fɔːrˈmældɪhaɪd] nformaldéhyde mformal dress n
(= smart clothes) → tenue f habillée
(= evening dress) → tenue f de soirée
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formaldehyde

nFormaldehyd m
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formaldehyde

[fɔːˈmældɪˌhaɪd] nformaldeide f
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for·mal·de·hyde

n. formaldehído, antiséptico.
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formaldehyde

n formaldehído; [Note: The accent is not a misprint.]
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where Q is the adsorbed amount (mg/g), W is the weight of the P[A.sub.6] fiber (g), V is the volume of solution (L), and C0 and [C.sub.e] are the initial concentration ([micro]g/g), and equilibrium concentration ([micro]g/g) of HCHO.
Table 5 also gives average values of other resulting components, such as S[O.sub.2], N[H.sub.3], HCl, HF, HCHO, C[H.sub.4] and other unburned hydrocarbons [C.sub.x][H.sub.y].
(24) The ES/MS data evidenced the possible species generated during the redox reaction of SFS and TBHP, which include the reactive species, S[O.sup.2-], S[O.sup.3-], and HOC[H.sub.2], and the unreactive species like S[O.sub.2], S[O.sup.4-], and HCHO. We made an attempt to understand the effect of the amount of sulfate species on the stability of latexes.
Differential optical absorption spectrometer measurement of NO 2, SO 2, O 3, HCHO and aromatic volatile organics in ambient air of Kaohsiung Petroleum Refinery in Taiwan.
We labeled the concentration of HCHO,OH and by C x , C y and C z respectively.
Deterioration in fuel cell performance resulting from hydrogen fuel containing impurities: poisoning effects by CO, C[H.sub.4], HCHO and HCOOH.
For instance, a total of nine common indoor air pollutants (carbon dioxide, C[O.sub.2]; carbon monoxide, CO; respirable suspended particulates, RSP; nitrogen dioxide, N[O.sub.2]; ozone, O3; formaldehyde, HCHO; total volatile organic compounds, TVOC; radon, Rn; and airborne bacteria count, ABC) were officially selected as the parameters used in a certification scheme for office/public IAQ assessment in Hong Kong [4].
2.5 g/L sodium sulfite solution (Reagent B) was made by dissolving 1.25 g of [Na.sub.2]S[O.sub.3] in 500 mL ultrapure water and adding 0.20 mL HCHO to prevent the solution from being oxidized.
* BSc, MB, BCh, MRCP, FANZCA, Dip Crit Care Hcho, Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia; and Senior Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne.
GrayWolf Sensing Solutions offers a portable, 1 continuous measurement formaldehyde (HCHO) meter.
HCHO was associated with neurologic symptoms, and burning incense daily was associated with increased headaches, forgetfulness, and difficulty concentrating.