methalox etymology

English word methalox comes from English lox (Liquid oxygen. Smoked salmon.), English methane

Detailed word origin of methalox

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lox English (eng) Liquid oxygen. Smoked salmon.
methane English (eng) (organic chemistry, countable) Any of very many derivatives of methane.. (organic compound, uncountable) The simplest aliphatic hydrocarbon, CH4, being a constituent of natural gas.
methalox English (eng) (rocketry) A type of binary rocket fuel composed of liquid oxygen (lox) oxidizer and liquid methane combustible.

Words with the same origin as methalox

Descendants of methane
methanation methanic methanol