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Meaning of FORMALDEHYDE

Pronunciation:  for'maldu`hId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol
 

FORMALDEHYDE is a 12 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: methanal
 
 See Also: aldehyde, gas

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\For*mal"de*hyde\, n. [Formic + aldehyde.] (Chem.)
A colorless, volatile liquid, {H2CO}, resembling acetic or
ethyl aldehyde, and chemically intermediate between methyl
alcohol and formic acid.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing or using formaldehyde in your dream, refers to something that you are holding to for too long. You need to let go of the past and quit dwelling on old emotions.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A type of aldehyde which has another hydrogen attached to the carbon as the second group. (An aldehyde is a carbon double-bonded to an oxygen and single bonded to one hydrogen and one other chemical group).
 

 

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