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- noun See
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- noun organic chemistry
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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).