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meth•yl•al



Pronunciation: (meth"u-lal', meth'u-lal"), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C3H8O2, having a chloroformlike odor, used chiefly as a solvent, in perfumery, and in organic synthesis. Also called dimethoxymethane, formal.

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methyl acetatemethyl alcohol

 

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