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[te-truh-klawr-oh-meth-eyn, -klohr-]
noun Chemistry.

tetra- + chloromethane

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tetrachloromethane (ˈtɛtrəklɔːrəʊˌmiːθeɪn)
the systematic name for carbon tetrachloride

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tetrachloromethane tet·ra·chlo·ro·meth·ane (tět'rə-klôr'ō-měth'ān')
See carbon tetrachloride.

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a colourless, dense, highly toxic, volatile, nonflammable liquid possessing a characteristic odour and belonging to the family of organic halogen compounds, used principally in the manufacture of dichlorodifluoromethane (a refrigerant and propellant).

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Tetrachloromethane formation was at or below detectability limits during all experiments.
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