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chloroethene

[klawr-oh-eth-een, klohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ in, ˌkloʊr-/
noun
Also, chloroethylene
[klawr-oh-eth-uh-leen, klohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ əˌlin, ˌkloʊr-/ (Show IPA)
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Examples for chloroethene
  • Vinyl chloride is also known as chloroethene, chloroethylene, and ethylene monochloride.
  • chloroethene is an example of an organic synthesis compound used in the production of polyvinyl chloride plastics.

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