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dimethyl


dimethyl


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimethyl  \Di*meth"yl\,  n.  [Pref.  di-  +  methyl.]  (Chem.) 
  Ethane;  --  sometimes  so  called  because  regarded  as  consisting 
  of  two  methyl  radicals.  See  {Ethane}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ethane  \Eth"ane\,  n.  [From  {Ether}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  gaseous  hydrocarbon,  {C2H6},  forming  a  constituent  of 
  ordinary  illuminating  gas.  It  is  the  second  member  of  the 
  paraffin  series,  and  its  most  important  derivatives  are 
  common  alcohol,  aldehyde,  ether,  and  acetic  acid.  Called  also 
  {dimethyl}.