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meth·yl·a·mine(mĕth′ə-lə-mēn′, -lăm′ēn, mə-thĭl′ə-mēn′)
A toxic flammable gas, CH5N, produced by the decomposition of organic matter and synthesized for use as a solvent, in tanning, and in the manufacture of many products, such as dyes and insecticides.
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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless flammable water-soluble gas, used in the manufacture of herbicides, dyes, and drugs. Formula: CH3NH2
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meth•yl•a•mine(ˌmɛθ ə ləˈmin, -əlˈæm ɪn)
any of three derivatives of ammonia in which one or all of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by methyl groups, esp. a gas, CH5N, with an ammonialike odor.
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