Definition of Methane series

1. Noun. A series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2).

Exact synonyms: Alkane, Alkane Series, Paraffin, Paraffin Series
Generic synonyms: Aliphatic Compound
Specialized synonyms: Butane, Amine, Aminoalkane, C2h6, Ethane, Heptane, Hexane, Methane



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methane Series

methanals
methanamide
methanamides
methanation
methanations
methandienone
methandriol
methandrostenolone
methane
methane clathrate
methane clathrates
methane hydrate
methane hydrates
methane monooxygenase
methane rain
methane series (current term)
methanelike
methanes
methanesulfonamide
methanesulfonate
methanesulfonates
methanesulfonic acid
methanesulfonic acid monooxygenase
methanesulphonate
methanesulphonates
methanesulphonic acid
methanethiol
methanethiols
methanethiosulfonate
methanethiosulfonates

Literary usage of Methane series

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1. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1918)
"I. NARCOTICS OF THE methane series. ALCOHOL-CHLOROFORM GROUP. A LARGE number of the simpler methane compounds of the open-chain series cause depression of ..."

2. Experimental Organic Chemistry by James Flack Norris (1915)
"CHAPTER II GENERAL PROCESSES: HYDROCARBONS OF THE methane series 62. Calibration of a Thermometer.—Calibrate a thermometer at 0°, 100°, 183.7°, ..."

3. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners by William Simon (1898)
"Thus methane, CH4, is generally formed during the decay of organic matter in the presence of moisture ; the higher members of the methane series are found ..."

4. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners by William Simon (1898)
"... the higher members of the methane series are found in crude coal-oil. Formation of hydrocarbons. It is difficult to combine the two elements carbon and ..."

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