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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations
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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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Delivering the keynote address, Yatin Bane CEO OFCC, welcomed the chief guest and other dignitaries and said, The entire OFCC team and me are very proud to welcome you here in celebration of this project, which is not only a testament to the vision and energy of all of the stakeholders involved but also an endorsing testament to the professionalism, energy, commitment and desire of every individual involved that has made this project a reality within 21 months from its inception and board approval and within record 16 months from execution of contracts to the delivery of the first batch of product, Urea Formaldehyde Concentrate 85 which, I am happy to report, passed full compliance and specification checks ready to be delivered to our clients both domestic and abroad.
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Exposure to formaldehyde may occur by oral intake or inhalation, and the substance has toxic effects on the digestive system, the respiratory system, the skin and the mucosa.
As an example, in China, the building energy efficiency standard and heating policies lead to lower air exchange rates and higher indoor air temperatures, both of which increase indoor formaldehyde concentrations [11].
Formaldehyde is used for preparation of the hardest common plastics such as electric insulators, decorative laminates, tableware, and glass fiber [5].

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