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Methuselah

məˈθjuː.zəl.ə

Meanings of Methuselah:

noun

A wine bottle of eight times the standard size.

Usage examples:

But did you know that a methuselah is eight bottles worth or six litres of wine - referred to in bo…
proper noun

(in the bible) a patriarch, the grandfather of noah, who is said to have lived for 969 years (gen. 5:27).

Usage examples:

I'm feeling older than methuselah

Methyl

ˈmeθ.ɪl

Meanings of Methyl:

noun

Of or denoting the alkyl radical —ch3, derived from methane and present in many organic compounds.

Usage examples:

Methyl bromide

Meanings of Methylal:

noun

Dimethoxymethane, (ch₃ o)₂ ch₂, a colourless, volatile, pungent liquid, used as a solvent and formerly as an anaesthetic.

Meanings of Methylals:

noun

Dimethoxymethane, (ch₃ o)₂ ch₂, a colourless, volatile, pungent liquid, used as a solvent and formerly as an anaesthetic.

Meanings of Methylaniline:

noun

An aniline derivative, c₆ h₅ nhch₃, that is methylated on the nitrogen atom and that is a basic, colourless liquid that turns brown on exposure to air.

Meanings of Methylase:

noun

= methyltransferase .

Meanings of Methylate:

verb

Mix or impregnate with methanol or methylated spirit.

Usage examples:

They methylated the water to essentially kill off all aquatic species

Methylated

ˌmeθ.ɪ.leɪ.tɪd ˈspɪr.ɪts

Meanings of Methylated:

verb

Mix or impregnate with methanol or methylated spirit.

Usage examples:

They methylated the water to essentially kill off all aquatic species
adjective

Mixed or impregnated with methanol or methylated spirit.

Usage examples:

A portable stove which burned methylated briquettes
noun

A liquid made from alcohol and other chemicals, used to remove dirty marks and as a fuel in small heaters and lights

Meanings of Methylating:

verb

Mix or impregnate with methanol or methylated spirit.

Usage examples:

They methylated the water to essentially kill off all aquatic species

Meanings of Methylation:

noun

The process of adding a group of methyl atoms into a molecule or compound

Usage examples:

Early in the course of the disease, cancerous cells start accumulating abnormal methylation., many …

Meanings of Methylator:

noun

A person or company engaged in the production of methylated spirits.

Meanings of Methylbenzene:

noun

Systematic chemical name for toluene.

Meanings of Methylcholanthrene:

noun

A highly mutagenic and carcinogenic polycyclic hydrocarbon, c₂₁ h₁₆, which is widely used in cancer research.

Meanings of Methyldopa:

noun

(more fully "alpha-methyldopa") the compound 3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-methyl-l-alanine, c₁₀ h₁₃ no₄, which is used as an antihypertensive agent.

Methylene

ˈmɛθɪliːn

Meanings of Methylene:

noun

Of or denoting the divalent radical or group —ch2—, derived from methane by loss of two hydrogen atoms.

Usage examples:

Methylene chloride

Meanings of Methylglyoxal:

noun

A toxic aldehyde, ch₃ cocho, which occurs naturally as a by-product of carbohydrate metabolism.

Meanings of Methylmalonic:

adjective

"methylmalonic acid" noun a dicarboxylic acid isomeric with succinic acid, (ch₃)ch(cooh)₂.

Meanings of Methylol:

noun

The hydroxymethyl group, ch₂ oh.

Methylphenidate

ˌmiːθʌɪlˈfɛnɪdeɪt

Meanings of Methylphenidate:

noun

A synthetic drug that stimulates the sympathetic and central nervous systems, used chiefly to improve mental activity in attention deficit disorder.

Meanings of Methysergide:

noun

A lysergic acid derivative that acts as a selective serotonin receptor antagonist, and is sometimes used, usually in the form of its maleate, for the prevention of severe migraine and cluster headaches; 1-methyl- d- lysergic acid butanolamide, c₂₁ h₂₈ n₃ o₂.

Metic

ˈmɛtɪk

Meanings of Metic:

noun

A foreigner living in an ancient greek city who had some of the privileges of citizenship.

Usage examples:

Various subdivisions and subgroups in athens also had numerous other cultic associations - metics f…

Meanings of Meticulosity:

noun

Scrupulousness, punctiliousness, preciseness. in earlier use especially: overscrupulousness.

Meticulous

məˈtɪk.jə.ləs

Meanings of Meticulous:

adjective

Showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

Usage examples:

The designs are hand-glazed with meticulous care

Meanings of Meticulously:

adverb

In a way that shows great attention to detail; very thoroughly.

Usage examples:

A meticulously researched book

Meanings of Meticulousness:

noun

The quality of being very careful and paying great attention to every detail

Usage examples:

Orchestra musicians say they are inspired by his attention to detail and the meticulousness of his …

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