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methoxide

[ meth-ok-sahyd, -sid ]
/ mɛθˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd /

noun Chemistry.

methylate(def 1).

Nearby words

methodology, methohexital, methoprene, methotrexate, methought, methoxide, methoxsalen, methoxy, methoxy group, methoxy-, methoxybenzene

Origin of methoxide

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British Dictionary definitions for methoxide

methoxide

/ (mɛθˈɒksaɪd) /

noun

a saltlike compound in which the hydrogen atom in the hydroxyl group of methanol has been replaced by a metal atom, usually an alkali metal atom as in sodium methoxide, NaOCH 3Also called: methylate
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