HyperDic: methane

English > 1 sense of the word methane:
NOUNsubstancemethanea colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
methane > pronunciation
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English > methane: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA colorless odorless gas used as a fuel.
Narrowermarsh gasmethane gas produced when vegetation decomposes in water
BroadergasA fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
methane series, alkane series, alkane, paraffin series, paraffinA series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
Substance ofnatural gas, gasA fossil fuel in the gaseous state

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