Definition of Trihalomethane

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of many halogenated derivatives of methane containing three (not always the same) halogen atoms; many are environmental pollutants ¹



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Definition of Trihalomethane

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trihalomethane

trigram
trigramin
trigrammatic
trigrammic
trigrams
trigraph
trigraphic
trigraphs
trigs
trigyn
trigynia
trigynous
trihalide
trihalides
trihalogenomethane
trihalomethane (current term)
trihalomethanes
trihedra
trihedral
trihedrals
trihedron
trihedrons
trihexagonal
trihexosylceramide
trihexosylceramides
trihexyphenidyl
trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride
trihoral
trihourly
trihybrid

Literary usage of Trihalomethane

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1. Environmental Investments: The Cost of a Clean Environmentby Alan Carlin by Alan Carlin (1994)
"1 McGuire, MJ. and Meadow, RG, "AWWARF trihalomethane Survey," Journal of the American Water Works Association, Vol. 80, No. 1, January 1988. ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations 21 Food and Drugs: Parts 100 to 169 Revised as by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"(i) trihalomethane (THM) means one of the family of organic compounds, named as derivatives of methane, wherein three of the four hydrogen atoms in methane ..."

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