How to use methane series in a sentence
The methane series is the most extensive, all of the compounds up to C24H50 being known.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
It consists of a number of saturated hydrocarbons of the methane series.The Preservation of Antiquities | Friedrich Rathgen
In some series, as the methane series, the higher members are solids.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
British Dictionary definitions for methane series
another name for the alkane series: See alkane
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Scientific definitions for methane series
The alkane series. See under alkane.
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