Definition of Haloform

1. Noun. Compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom.




Definition of Haloform

1. Noun. (chemistry) any trihalomethane, CHX3 ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haloform

haloenol
haloenolate
haloenolates
haloenone
haloenones
haloenzyme
haloenzymes
haloes
haloethylene
haloethylenes
halofantrine
halofenate
haloferax
haloferax mediterranei
haloferax volcanii
haloform (current term)
haloform reaction
haloforms
halofuginone
halofuran
halofurans
halogen
halogen acne
halogen lamp
halogen lamps
halogen oven
halogen ovens
halogen stove
halogen stoves
halogenate

Literary usage of Haloform

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1. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"36): [The organics remaining were capable of] exerting haloform potential***. ... concentration and high haloform potential was noted [on June 3, 1982]. ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1852)
"... are identical with the haloform anhydrides, so far as their constitution is concerned, and differ only in their behaviour with aqueous alkalis.] ft. ..."

3. The Modern Materia Medica: The Source, Chemical and Physical Properties (1911)
"haloform is a menthol-formaldehyde preparation, which is used like forman in coryza. See caution under formaldehyde. ..."

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