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dichloromethane

[dahy-klawr-uh-meth-eyn, -klohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. methylene chloride.
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Origin of dichloromethane

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dichloromethane

noun
  1. a noxious colourless liquid widely used as a solvent, e.g. in paint strippers. Formula: CH 2 Cl 2Traditional name: methylene dichloride
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