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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.

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]

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]

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.
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
Translations
formaldehyd
formaldehyd
formaldehido
formaldehydi
aldéhyde formiqueformaldéhydeméthanal
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formaldehidas
formaldehīds
formaldehyde
formaldehyd
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formaldehyde

[fɔːˈmældɪhaɪd] Nformaldehido m

formaldehyde

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formaldehyde

nFormaldehyd m

formaldehyde

[fɔːˈmældɪˌhaɪd] nformaldeide f

for·mal·de·hyde

n. formaldehído, antiséptico.

formaldehyde

n formaldehído; [Note: The accent is not a misprint.]
References in classic literature ?
How could they know that the pale-blue milk that they bought around the corner was watered, and doctored with formaldehyde besides?
With over 13% share in total volume consumption, phenol formaldehyde resin was the second largest application market for the formaldehydes in 2011.
com)-- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Formaldehyde Market for UF Resins, PF Resins, MF Resins, Polyacetal Resins, Pentaerythritol, MDI, 1, 4-Butanediol, and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" which observes that the formaldehyde demand in 2012 was worth USD 11.

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