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methyl

meth·yl / ˈme[unvoicedth]əl/ • n. [as adj.] Chem. of or denoting the alkyl radical −CH3, derived from methane and present in many organic compounds: methyl bromide.

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methyl

methyl XIX. — F. méthyle, G. methyl, back-formations from F. méthylène, G. methylen (whence methylene XIX), f. Gr. méthu wine, MEAD1 + húlē wood.
Hence methylated pp. (see -ATE3).

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methyl

methyl (mĕth´əl), CH3, organic free radical or alkyl group derived from methane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

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