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carbon tetrachloride

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A poisonous, nonflammable, colorless liquid, CCl4, used in fire extinguishers and as a dry-cleaning fluid.

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  • n. The halogenated hydrocarbon tetrachloromethane; a toxic, non-inflammable liquid, used as a solvent, in dry cleaning and in fire extinguishers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

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