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methyl chloroformate

[klawr-uh-fawr-mit, -meyt, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈfɔr mɪt, -meɪt, ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless liquid, C 2 H 3 ClO 2 , used chiefly in organic synthesis.
Also called methyl chlorocarbonate.
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