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meth'yl chlo'ride



Chem.
a colorless, poisonous gas, CH3Cl, used chiefly as a refrigerant, as a local anesthetic, and as a methylating agent in organic synthesis. Also called chloromethane.

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methyl cellulosemethyl chloroformate

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