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dichloroethyl formal

or dichlorodiethyl formal

[dahy-klawr-oh-eth-uh l or dahy-klawr-oh-di-eth-uh l fawr-mal; -klohr-] /daɪˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ əl ˈfɔr mæl or daɪˌklɔr oʊ dɪˈɛθ əl ˈfɔr mæl; -ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a colorless liquid, C 5 H 10 O 2 Cl 2 , used chiefly as a solvent and in the manufacture of certain synthetic rubbers.
Origin of dichloroethyl formal
di-1 + chloro-2 + ethyl
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