Definition of Trichloroethane

1. Noun. A heavy colorless highly toxic liquid used as a solvent to clean electronic components and for dry cleaning and as a fumigant; causes cancer and liver and lung damage.

Exact synonyms: Tce, Trichloroethylene
Generic synonyms: Ethene, Ethylene



Definition of Trichloroethane

1. Noun. (organic compound) Either of two isomeric halogenated hydrocarbons, CH3-CCl3 or CH2Cl-CHCl2, that are used in several industrial applications, especially as solvents ¹

2. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of many derivatives of these compounds ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Trichloroethane

1. CH3CCl3; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane;an industrial solvent with pronounced inhalation anaesthetic activity. Synonym: methylchloroform. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichloroethane

trichloride
trichlorides
trichlormethiazide
trichlormethine
trichloro
trichloroacetaldehyde
trichloroacetate
trichloroacetates
trichloroacetic
trichloroacetic acid
trichlorobenzene
trichlorobenzenes
trichlorobiphenyl
trichlorobiphenyls
trichloroepoxypropane
trichloroethane (current term)
trichloroethanes
trichloroethanol
trichloroethene
trichloroethenes
trichloroethyl alcohol
trichloroethylene
trichloroethylenes
trichlorofluoromethane
trichloromethane
trichloromethiazide
trichloromethyl
trichloromonofluoromethane
trichlorophenol
trichlorophenols

Literary usage of Trichloroethane

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1. Nitromethane from the People's Republic of China: An International Trade ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... the 1,1,1-trichloroethane market, and the explosives market, by companies and by quarters, January 1990-December 1993 Chinese Price Trends Price trends ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Histopathologic examination of the 1,1,2-trichloroethane study was completed recently. 1,1,2-trichloroethane induces hepatocellular carcinoma and adrenal ..."

3. Toxics Release Inventory (1992): Public Data Release by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Changes in Air Emissions of 1,1,1-trichloroethane As an example to illustrate how net changes in the TRI data are the result of several offsetting factors, ..."

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