Meaning of methylal

meth•yl•al

Pronunciation: (meth"u-lal', meth'u-lal"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, CHO, having a chloroformlike odor, used chiefly as a solvent, in perfumery, and in organic synthesis. Also called
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