methylamine[met̸h′əl ə mēn′, -əl am′ēn′]
methylamine definition by Webster's New World
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a colorless, flammable gas, CHNH, that smells like ammonia and is usually prepared synthetically by heating methanol with ammonia under pressure in the presence of a catalyst: it is used in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, insecticides, etc.
Origin: methyl plush amine
methylamine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A toxic flammable gas, CH3NH2, produced by the decomposition of organic matter and synthesized for use as a solvent and in the manufacture of many products, such as dyes and insecticides.
methylamine - Science Definition
A toxic, flammable gas produced naturally by the decomposition of organic matter and also made synthetically. It is used as a solvent and in the manufacture of many products, such as dyes and insecticides. Chemical formula: CH5N.