1. methane

noun. ['ˈmɛˌθeɪn'] a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel.


  • gas
  • alkane series
  • marsh gas
  • paraffin series
  • methane series
  • alkane
  • paraffin


  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend

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Words that Rhyme with Methane

  • ethane
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Example sentences of the word methane

1. Noun, singular or mass
It takes about 225 cubic feet of methane gas to equal one gallon of gasoline.

2. Adjective
The natural gas that is widely used to heat residential homes is mostly methane.