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Methamphetamine

ˌmeθ.æmˈfet.ə.miːn

Meanings of Methamphetamine:

noun

A synthetic drug with more rapid and lasting effects than amphetamine, used illegally as a stimulant.

Usage examples:

Ritalin is a stimulant whose effects are similar to those of amphetamine, methamphetamine and cocai…

Methanal

ˈmɛθənal

Meanings of Methanal:

noun

Systematic chemical name for formaldehyde.

Meanings of Methanate:

verb

To convert into methane; to subject to methanation.

Meanings of Methanated:

verb

To convert into methane; to subject to methanation.

Meanings of Methanating:

verb

To convert into methane; to subject to methanation.

Methane

ˈmiː.θeɪn

Meanings of Methane:

noun

A colourless, odourless flammable gas which is the main constituent of natural gas. it is the simplest member of the alkane series of hydrocarbons.

Usage examples:

Other trace gases include methane, nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and ozone.

Methanol

ˈmeθ.ə.nɒl

Meanings of Methanol:

noun

A toxic, colourless, volatile flammable liquid alcohol, made chiefly by oxidizing methane.

Usage examples:

It will also act on other small molecules, including methanol and ethylene glycol.

Meanings of Methanolic:

adjective

Of, dissolved in, or diluted with methanol.

Meanings of Methanolysis:

noun

Alcoholysis using methanol.

Meanings of Methanometer:

noun

An instrument for measuring the concentration of methane in air, especially in mines.

Meanings of Methantheline:

noun

More fully "methantheline bromide". an anticholinergic drug used to treat peptic ulcer, hyperhidrosis, and bladder spasm; n,n- diethyl-n-methyl-2-[(9h-xanthen-9-ylcarbonyl)oxy]ethanaminium bromide, c₂₁ h₂₆ brno₃.

Methaqualone

mɛˈθakwələʊn

Meanings of Methaqualone:

noun

A sedative and sleep-inducing drug.

Usage examples:

Drugs for which subjects were tested included cocaine, opiates, marijuana, phencyclidine, benzodiaz…

Meanings of Metheglin:

noun

A spiced or medicated variety of mead, associated particularly with wales.

Usage examples:

Or you can leave it out all together, and simply let the metheglin mature a year longer.

Methemoglobin

ˌmɛθiːməˈɡləʊbɪn

Meanings of Methemoglobin:

noun

A stable oxidized form of haemoglobin which is unable to release oxygen to the tissues, produced in some inherited abnormalities and by oxidizing drugs.

Usage examples:

Red cells are lysed and potassium ferricyanide oxidizes hemoglobin to methemoglobin, which combines…

Methemoglobinemia

ˌmɛθiːməˌɡləʊbɪˈniːmɪə

Meanings of Methemoglobinemia:

noun

The presence of methaemoglobin in the blood.

Usage examples:

A defining visual characteristic of methemoglobinemia is chocolate-brown arterial blood.

Meanings of Methemoglobinuria:

noun

The presence of methaemoglobin in the urine; any clinical condition characterized by this.

Meanings of Methenamine:

noun

The compound hexamethylenetetramine, (ch₂)₆ n₄, or a derivative of this (often with mandelic acid), especially when used as a urinary antiseptic.

Meanings of Methene:

noun

The trivalent =ch— group; = methine . now chiefly biochemistry.

Meanings of Methenyl:

noun

A trivalent =ch— group; = methine .

Meanings of Mether:

noun

A wooden vessel used for measuring liquids; a square wooden drinking vessel, frequently used as a measure of liquor. also (scottish): a similar vessel used for holding or measuring grain (rare).

Methicillin

ˌmɛθɪˈsɪlɪn

Meanings of Methicillin:

noun

A semi-synthetic form of penicillin used against staphylococci which produce penicillinase.

Usage examples:

Some antibiotics, such as gentamicin, penicillin g, tetracycline, methicillin, erythromycin, and va…

Meanings of Methide:

noun

The methyl anion ch₃ −, originally specifically in a compound with a metal atom. later also: any compound that contains this anion or a substituted derivative of it.

Meanings of Methine:

noun

A trivalent group or radical consisting of a carbon and a hydrogen atom, specifically the group =ch—; also called methene or methenyl. also (especially in dye chemistry): designating a dye, pigment, etc., containing one or more such groups.

Methinks

mɪˈθɪŋks

Meanings of Methinks:

verb

It seems to me.

Usage examples:

Life has been rather hard on her, methinks

Meanings of Methionine:

noun

A sulphur-containing amino acid which is a constituent of most proteins and is essential to the diet of vertebrates.

Usage examples:

They fix nitrogen and so contain high quality protein, including the essential amino acids methioni…

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