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Methane is very strong greenhouse gas found in the atmosphere. Methane concentrations in the atmosphere have increased by more than 140% since 1750. The primary sources for the additional methane adde [..]
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[CH4]The lightest and most abundant of the hydrocarbon gases and the principal component of natural gas. Methane is a colorless, odorless gas that is stable under a wide range of pressure and temperat [..]
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  A colorless, flammable, odorless hydrocarbon gas which is the major component of natural gas. It is also an important source of hydrogen in various industrial processes. Methane is a greenhouse ga [..]
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A colorless gas with no odor; can be volatile in a certain environment and is often the product of the decomposition of waste and other products
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A gas byproduct generated through natural decomposition of solid waste in landfills. This gas is monitored to maintain state regulatory agency levels. Accumulated gas is either burned off using a flar [..]
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"inflammable colorless and odorless gas, marsh gas," 1867, coined from chemical suffix -ane + syllable abstracted from methyl.
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An electronic instrument often mounted on a piece of mining equipment, that detects and measures the methane content of mine air.
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chemical compound that is the basic ingredient of natural gas.
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A chemical compound consisting of five atoms: one of carbon and four of hydrogen. On Earth, methane is a colorless, odorless gas and is the principal ingredient of natural gas. In the cold vacuum of s [..]
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A hydrocarbon that is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential most recently estimated at 25 times that of carbon dioxide (CO2). Methane is produced through anaerobic (without oxygen) decomposition of waste in landfills, animal digestion, decomposition of animal wastes, production and distribution of natural gas and petroleum, coal producti [..]
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A chemical compound consisting of five atoms: one of carbon and four of hydrogen. On Earth, methane is a colorless, odorless gas and is the principal ingredient of natural gas. In the cold vacuum of space, methane is a white solid but, when hit by sunlight, it can become a gas.
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a naturally occurring gas which is associated with decomposition and with oil deposits. It is a greenhouse gas and burning it, or releasing it to the atmosphere will lead to the creation of carbon dio [..]
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A colorless and odorless gas that belongs to the alkane series of the hydrocarbons.
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CH4, natural gas. methanogen
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gaseous hydrocarbon (CH4
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(CH4): an odourless, colourless, flammable gas. Methane is the major constituent of natural gas, which is used as a fuel and is an important source of hydrogen and a wide variety of organic compounds.
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A compound composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms (CH4) . It is a naturally occurring gas found in the ground, under the sea and in smaller amounts in the atmosphere. Methane is sometimes [..]
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A colourless, odourless flammable gas, lighter than air under normal conditions (CH4, often abbreviated to C1 in non technical usage). Methane is the first member in the alkane (paraffin) series and i [..]
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Methane is a chemical compound with the molecular formula CH4. It is the simplest alkane, and the principal component of natural gas. Burning methane in the presence of oxygen produces carbon dioxide [..]
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A colorless, odorless and flammable hydrocarbon gas. It is the major component of natural gas, making up roughly 85-90% of natural gas by volume.
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The main component of Natural Gas, composing approximately 90%. Its chemical formula is CH4 and it is colourless, odourless and lighter than air. More
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 CH4 is among the six greenhouse gases to be curbed under the Kyoto Protocol. Atmospheric CH4 is produced by natural processes, but there are also substantial emissions from human activities such as [..]
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a hydrocarbon—a major constituent of natural gas, and a key greenhouse gas [CH4]
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A greenhouse gas that is produced through animal digestion, decomposing waste and coal production.
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Methane is one of the six heat-trapping gases (greenhouse gases) to be mitigated under the Kyoto Protocol. It is the major component of natural gas and associated with all hydrocarbon fuels, animal hu [..]
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A gas given off by animal waste. It can be used as fuel, but the process to turn it into fuel is very expensive, so this is not done very often. Methane is a greenhouse gas, which means that it contri [..]
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(n) a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
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A colorless, flammable, odorless hydrocarbon gas (CH4) that is the major component of natural gas. It is also an important source of hydrogen in various industrial processes. Methane is produced through anaerobic (without oxygen) decomposition of waste in landfills, animal digestion, decomposition of animal wastes, production and distribution of na [..]
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The main component of natural gas deposits and oil deposit gas caps. Methane is produced naturally by landfills, rice cultivation and cow flatulence. This gas, which occurs in very small amounts in th [..]
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A non-toxic greenhouse gas, but not a criteria pollutant, methane is the main component of natural gas (perhaps the most abundant fuel on earth), a contributor to degradation of the ozone layer, and a [..]
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A hydrocarbon gas that is the main ingredient in natural gas.
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An odorless, colorless, flammable gas, the major constituent of natural gas. It is a major greenhouse gas that occurs naturally.
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Methane: The simplest alkane and simplest hydrocarbon. Molecular formula CH4. Molecular Structure of Methane Lewis structure    Natta projection    Ball a [..]
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Methane is a simple hydrocarbon with one carbon and four hydrogen atoms. It is very flammable. It is a compound found in the atmosphere of many planets. More Information: Carbon
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An odorless, colorless, flammable gas that is the major constituent of natural gas.  It can be formed from rotting organic matter (i.e., trash in a landfill), and seep up through soils or migrate through underground piping to the surface. It also seeps up through the ground in areas that have shallow petroleum deposits or improperly abandoned oil [..]
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A colorless, nonpoisonous, flammable gas created by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds.
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A colorless, nonpoisonous, flammable gas created by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds. A major component of natural gas used in the home. (EPA Glossary)
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A colorless, nonpoisonous, flammable gas created by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds.
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A colorless, nonpoisonous, flammable gas created by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds. A major component of natural gas used in the home.
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A colorless, nonpoisonous, flammable gas created by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds. A major component of natural gas used in the home.
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A colorless, non-poisonous, flammable gas created by microorganisms as they digest (anaerobic decomposition) organic compounds found in landfill wastes. Methane is found in nature as a gas and is the [..]
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A gas created as a waste products of bacteria living with little oxygen, considered to be a greenhouse gas.
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is a greenhouse gas, consisting of four molecules of hydrogen and one of carbon. It is produced by anaerobically decomposing solid waste at landfills, paddy fields, etc.
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The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in Water. It is one of the chief constituents of Natural Gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter [..]
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The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in water. It is one of the chief constituents of natural gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter [..]
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A hydrocarbon that is a greenhouse gas. Methane is produced through anaerobic (without oxygen) decomposition of waste in landfills, animal digestion, decomposition of animal wastes, production and dis [..]
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A gas created naturally in marshes and bogs, as well as landfills. Considered a potent greenhouse gas.
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CH 4, a gas that contributes to the Greenhouse effect.
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A compound composed of carbon and hydrogen: CH4.
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The simplest hydrocarbon, chemical symbol CH4; a molecule of methane consists of one carbon atom with four hydrogen atoms attached. Since the US EPA has determined that methane has negligible photoche [..]
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CH4, a colorless, odorless, flammable, greenhouse gas. It is the simplest of all hydrocarbons with a formula of CH4. Methane is released naturally into the air from anaerobic environments such as mars [..]
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Methane is a colourless, odourless gas. CH4 is a greenhouse gas.
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A flammable, non-toxic but highly potent greenhouse gas.
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A chemical compound consisting of five atoms: one of carbon and four of hydrogen. On Earth, methane is a colorless, odorless gas and is the principal ingredient of natural gas. In the cold vacuum of s [..]
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An explosive, odourless and colourless gas produced in a landfill by putrescible waste undergoing anaerobic decomposition.
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a colourless, non-poisonous, flammable gas emitted by marshes and dumps undergoing anaerobic decomposition.
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The lightest in the paraffin series of hydrocarbons. It is colorless, odorless and flammable; the major portion of marsh gas and natural gas.
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A colorless, odorless gas, hydrocarbon with a formula of CH4. It is the principal constituent of natural gas and it also can be found associated with crude oil. Methane is a greenhouse gas in the atmosphere because it absorbs long-wave length radiation from the Earth's surface. Midstream
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Primary component of Natural gas. Methane is a Hydrocarbon, which is a family of molecules consisting entirely of hydrogen and carbon. Methane is one carbon molecule surrounded by four hydrogen molecu [..]
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– An invisible, combustible gas which is the main component of natural gas. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas.
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A colorless, odorless gas, the simplest parafin hydrocarbon, formula CH4. It is the principal constituent of natural gas and is also found associated with crude oil. Methane is a greenhouse gas in the atmosphere because it absorbs long-wavelength radiation from the Earth's surface. 
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The principal constituent of natural gas.
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Dry gas.
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meth-eyn Also marsh gas, gas composed of carbon and hydrogen, first member of paraffin or alkane series of hydrocarbons. Methane contributed 12% (counting both direct and indirect global warming effects) of UK national greenhouse gas emissions in 1990. Oil and gas production accounted for 2% of national emissions in 1990.
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(CH4
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Commonly known as natural gas, is an abundant, colorless gas that burns efficiently without many byproducts. As methane is naturally odorless, it has a distinctive odor added as a safety measure.
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the hydrocarbon with the lightest molecule (CH4); the first member of the paraffin (alkane) series - a gas under normal conditions.
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It is a chemical compound with the molecular formula CH4
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The simplest and most abundant of the hydrocarbons, it is the principle component of natural gas. Methane is a colorless, odorless gas which generates about 1,012 Btu of heat energy per 1,000 cubic feet (Mcf) when burned.
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The simplest of all hydrocarbons. It consists of a single carbon with four attached hydrogen and is a gas at room temperature.
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A chemical compound with the chemical formula CH4. It is the simplest alkane, and the principal component of natural gas.
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The primary component of natural gas (after it has been processed). Its chemical composition consists of one hydrogen atom surrounded by four carbon atoms. Pure methane has a heating value of 1,012 Btu
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A colorless, odorless and flammable gaseous hydrocarbon (CH4).
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A hydrocarbon gas that is the main ingredient in natural gas. Methane molecules each contain one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms.
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Simplest alkane, hydrocarbon that is the largest component of natural gas, chemical formula CH4
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also known as natural gas. It is the most commonly found hydrocarbon gas.
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A colourless, odourless, flammable gas that occurs abundantly in nature as the chief constituent of natural gas, as a component of firedamp in coal mines, and as a product of the decomposition of organic matter. Methane is used as a fuel and as a starting material in chemical synthesis.
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An odorless, colorless and asphyxiating gas that can explode under certain circumtances and that can be produced by solid wastes under going anaerobic decomposition.
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A hydrocarbon that is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential approximately 21 times higher than carbon dioxide (CO2). Methane is produced through anaerobic (without oxygen) decomposition of [..]
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An odorless, colorless, flammable gas that is the major constituent of natural gas. It can be formed from rotting organic matter (i.e., trash in a landfill), and seep up through soils or migrate throu [..]
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Methane (CH4) is commonly known as natural gas. It is colorless and burns efficiently without many byproducts. Natural gas has odor added as a safety measure since it is naturally odorless.
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A hydrocarbon that is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential estimated at 21. Methane is produced through anaerobic (without oxygen) decomposition of waste in landfills, animal digestion, de [..]
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