Definition of Methanal

1. Noun. A colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol.

Exact synonyms: Formaldehyde
Generic synonyms: Aldehyde, Gas



Definition of Methanal

1. Noun. (organic compound) The IUPAC name for formaldehyde, rarely used in research or industry. ¹

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Definition of Methanal

1. formaldehyde [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methanal

methaemoglobin
methaemoglobinaemia
methafurylene
methallenestril
methallibure
metham sodium
methamfetamine
methamidophos
methamine
methamphetamine
methamphetamine base
methamphetamine hydrochloride
methamphetamines
methampyrone
methanal (current term)
methanals
methanamide
methanamides
methanation
methanations
methandienone
methandriol
methandrostenolone
methane
methane clathrate
methane clathrates
methane hydrate
methane hydrates
methane monooxygenase

Literary usage of Methanal

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1. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"methanal Formaldehyde or methanal is the aldehyde related to methyl alcohol ... H—CH2OH + O H—CHO + H2O Methanol methanal The reaction continues after being ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1902)
"Mutual Action of Acid Chlorides and methanal — Marcel ... The action of an acid chloride on methanal may be »pressed by the three following equations : — a. ..."

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