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dichloroethyl formal

[dahy-klawr-oh-eth-uh l, -klohr-] /daɪˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ əl, -ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
a colorless liquid, C 5 H 10 O 2 Cl 2 , used chiefly as a solvent and in the manufacture of certain synthetic rubbers.
Also, dichlorodiethyl formal.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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