methane

Definitions of methane
  1. noun
    a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
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    types:
    marsh gas
    methane gas produced when vegetation decomposes in water
    type of:
    gas
    a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
    alkane, alkane series, methane series, paraffin, paraffin series
    a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
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