Definition of Perchloromethane

1. Noun. A colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined.




Definition of Perchloromethane

1. Noun. (organic compound) carbon tetrachloride ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perchloromethane

perchloric acid
perchloride
perchlorides
perchlorinate
perchlorinated
perchlorinates
perchlorinating
perchlorination
perchlorinations
perchlorobenzene
perchlorobenzoic
perchlorobenzoic acid
perchloroethylene
perchloroethylenes
perchloroheteroaromatic
perchloromethane (current term)
perchromic
perchromic acid
perciform
perciformes
perciforms
percine
percing
percipience
percipiences
percipient
percipiently
percipients
perclose
percoct

Literary usage of Perchloromethane

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1. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"... perchloromethane) CCU. Color and properties: Light, colorless liquid, peculiar odor, yielding heavy vapors; non-inflammable; poisonous! ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"According to the author the hydrocarbons of the fatty series yield, as the final result of energetic chlorination, perchloromethane and ..."

3. A Laboratory Manual of Organic Chemistry: A Compendium of Laboratory Methods by Lassar Cohn (1895)
"... palmitic acid, and wax, on being treated with antimony pentachloride at 300-450° in presence of a little iodine, are converted into perchloromethane and ..."

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