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chlorobromomethane

[klawr-uh-broh-muh-meth-eyn, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˌbroʊ məˈmɛθ eɪn, ˌkloʊr-/
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1.
a clear, colorless, volatile, nonflammable liquid, CH 2 ClBr, used chiefly as an extinguishing agent in fire extinguishers and as a solvent in organic synthesis.
Also called bromochloromethane.
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