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Synonyms for methane
ˈmɛθ eɪn; Brit. ˈmi θeɪnmeth·ane

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  1. methanenoun

    Synonyms:
    carbon tetrahydride, methyl hydride

  2. methanenoun

    The simplest aliphatic hydrocarbon, CH, being a constituent of natural gas.

    Cattle emit a large amount of methane.

    Synonyms:
    methyl hydride, carbon tetrahydride

  3. methanenoun

    Any of very many derivatives of methane.

    Synonyms:
    carbon tetrahydride, methyl hydride

Princeton's WordNet

  1. methanenoun

    a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel

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  1. List of paraphrases for "methane":

    ch4, cmm

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  1. Sam Kass:

    In the United States we throw away around 40 % of what we produce ; and globally, 28 % of the land under cultivation grows food that ends up in landfills, not only are you wasting all of the energy and water -- and the emissions from nitrous oxide from fertilizers -- you then just dump that into a landfill, which produces methane in amounts that is just staggering.

  2. Sushil Atreya:

    We're beginning to see this tantalizing correlation between methane and oxygen for a good part of the Mars year, i think there's something to it. I just don't have the answers yet. Nobody does.

  3. GasLog:

    GasLog Ltd has entered into an agreement with Methane Services Ltd to acquire two modern tri-fuel diesel electric LNG carriers for a cost of $460 million.

  4. Bob Ward:

    The methane created by livestock is a much more powerful greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide... so we will have to reduce meat consumption, but it's unlikely that we will reduce livestock to zero.

  5. Ali Agha:

    We have very limited information about the composition of the surface. Rocky terrain, methane lakes, cryovolcanoes - we potentially have all of these, but we don't know for certain, so we thought about how to create a system that is versatile and capable of traversing different types of terrain but also compact enough to launch on a rocket.


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