methyl-bromide

methyl bromide

noun Chemistry.
a colorless, poisonous gas, CH 3 Br, used chiefly as a solvent, refrigerant, and fumigant and in organic synthesis.
Also called bromomethane.


Origin:
1900–05

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methyl bromide
 
n
a colourless poisonous gas or volatile liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform, used as a solvent, and extinguishant. Formula: CH3Br

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