from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A toxic flammable gas, CH5N, produced by the decomposition of organic matter and synthesized for use as a solvent, in tanning, and in the manufacture of many products, such as dyes and insecticides.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless gas (NH2CH3), having a strong ammoniacal odor, and resembling ammonia in many of its reactions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) See Methyl amine, under methyl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry The simplest aliphatic amine, CH3NH2, a toxic gas, having many industrial applications.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.