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Formaldehyde

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Noun

1. formaldehyde, methanal

a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol

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Formaldehyde

see synonyms of formaldehyde
noun
a colourless poisonous irritating gas with a pungent characteristic odour, made by the oxidation of methanol and used as formalin and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: HCHO
. Systematic name: methanal

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Formaldehyde

see synonyms of formaldehyde
noun
a pungent gas, HCHO, used in solution as a strong disinfectant and preservative, and in the manufacture of synthetic resins, dyes, etc.

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Formaldehyde

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n.
A pungent colorless flammable gaseous compound, CH2O, the simplest and most reactive aldehyde, used for manufacturing melamine and phenolic resins, fertilizers, dyes, and embalming fluids and in aqueous solution as a preservative and disinfectant.

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