methyl ether

1. : a flammable easily condensable gas (CH3)2O that has an agreeable odor and is usually obtained by heating methanol with sulfuric acid — called also dimethyl ether
2. : an ether in which one of the radicals united to oxygen is methyl

the methyl ether of benzyl alcohol

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  • Methyl ether — Methyl Meth yl, n. [See {Methylene}.] (Chem.) A univalent hydrocarbon radical, {CH3 }, not existing alone but regarded as an essential residue of methane, and appearing as a component part of many derivatives; as, methyl alcohol, methyl ether,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Methyl ether — Метиловый эфир, CH3 O R …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Chlorométhyl-méthyl-éther — Structure chimique du chlorométhyl méthyl éther. Les éthers chloroalkylés sont une classe de composés organiques, de structure générale R O (CH2)n Cl, caractérisée par un éther oxyde connecté à un groupe chlorométhyle par l intermédiaire d une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tert-Amyl methyl ether — tert Amyl methyl ether[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • Chloromethyl methyl ether — Chloromethyl methyl ether[1] Other names MOM …   Wikipedia

  • Dichloromethyl methyl ether — IUPAC name dichloro(methoxy)methane …   Wikipedia

  • Butyl-methyl-ether — Bu|tyl me|thyl e|ther, hier tert Butyl methyl ether; Syn.: Methyl tert butyl ether; (MTBE): (H3C)3C O CH3; farblose, leicht entflammbare Fl., Sdp. 55 °C, die als ↑ Antiklopfmittel u. als Lsgm. für die Chromatographie Verwendung findet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tertiary-amyl methyl ether — abbr. TAME Tertiary amyl methyl ether, an oxygen containing fuel component used in reformulated gasoline. Commonly made from methanol (methyl alcohol) and isopentene …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • Tertiary Amyl Methyl Ether — (CH3)2(C2H5)COCH3   An oxygenate blend stock formed by the catalytic etherification of isoamylene with methanol.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Méthyl tert-butyl éther — Général …   Wikipédia en Français

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