tetrachloromethane love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See carbon tetrachlorid.

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  • noun organic chemistry carbon tetrachloride

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  • noun a colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined


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  • Waste water discharge taken from the plant allegedly showed the presence of a number of persistent toxic chemicals, including volatile organochlorines like chloroform and tetrachloromethane, chlorinated benzenes and alkanes, and the pesticide lindane (HCH).

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002


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