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A toxic gas, CH3Br, used as a fumigant.
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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless poisonous gas or volatile liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform, used as a solvent and extinguishant. Formula: CH3Br
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a colorless, poisonous gas, CH3Br, used as a solvent, refrigerant, and fumigant, and in organic synthesis.
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|Noun||1.||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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