dichloromethane

[dahy-klawr-uh-meth-eyn, -klohr-]

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. dichlorodiethyl sulfide,
  2. dichlorodifluoromethane,
  3. dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane,
  4. dichloroethane,
  5. dichloroethyl formal,
  6. dichlorophenoxyacetic acid,
  7. dichlorvos,
  8. dicho-,
  9. dichogamous,
  10. dichogamy

Origin of dichloromethane


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British Dictionary definitions for dichloromethane

dichloromethane

noun

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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