|trichloroethylene or trichlorethylene (traɪˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθɪˌliːn)|
|a volatile nonflammable mobile colourless liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform. It is a good solvent for certain organic materials and is also an inhalation anaesthetic. Formula CHCl:CCl2|
|trichlorethylene or trichlorethylene|
trichloroethylene tri·chlo·ro·eth·yl·ene (trī-klôr'ō-ěth'ə-lēn')
An analgesic and inhalation anesthetic used in minor surgical operations and in obstetrics.
|trichloroethylene (trī-klôr'ō-ěth'ə-lēn') Pronunciation Key
A heavy, colorless, toxic liquid. It is used to degrease metals, to extract oil from nuts and fruit, as a refrigerant, in dry cleaning, and as a fumigant. Chemical formula: C2HCl3.
a colourless, somewhat toxic, volatile liquid belonging to the family of organic halogen compounds, nonflammable under ordinary conditions and used as a solvent in dry cleaning, in degreasing of metal objects, and in extraction processes, such as removal of caffeine from coffee or of fats and waxes from cotton and wool.
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