dichloroethyl formal

[ dahy-klawr-oh-eth-uhl fawr-mal ]
/ daɪˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ əl ˈfɔr mæl /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C5H10O2Cl2, used chiefly as a solvent and in the manufacture of certain synthetic rubbers.

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Also di·chlo·ro·di·eth·yl for·mal [dahy-klawr-oh-dahy-eth-uhl fawr-mal] /daɪˌklɔr oʊ daɪˈɛθ əl ˈfɔr mæl/ .

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