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1. methylene

noun. ['ˈmɛθɪˌliːn'] the bivalent radical CH2 derived from methane.

Synonyms

  • methylene radical
  • methylene group
  • chemical group
  • radical

Antonyms

  • old
  • incidental
  • cauline

Etymology

  • méthylène (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Methylene

  • abilene
  • acetylene
  • acrolein
  • allene
  • aniline
  • arlene
  • carlene
  • darleen
  • darlene
  • dryclean
  • ellene
  • ethylene
  • evaleen
  • gasoline
  • kathlene
  • magdalene
  • marlene
  • maybelline
  • mescaline
  • naphthalene

Example sentences of the word methylene


1. Adjective
A dog who has received methylene blue should have his red blood cell count closely monitored.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The major and significant drawback of methylene chloride is its health risks.

3. Proper noun, singular
Wright combines acid and alkaline dyes (eosin red and methylene blue).

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