- of, relating to, or characteristic of the methyl group.
Origin of methylic
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The agent used in the latter case for the production of cold was methylic ether.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
This line of investigation will be continued by means of an apparatus filled with methylic ether.The Galaxy, April, 1877
The methylic ether can be used over and over again with only little waste.
Some other agents used for refrigerating purposes are methylic ether, Pictet's liquid, sulphur dioxide, and ether.