Definitions

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

  • n. A compound that consists of chlorine and halocarbon.

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  • n. An organic compound containing at least one covalently bonded chlorine atom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Carbon tetra-chlorid, CCl4.

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Examples

  • Also we want people to know not to use Splenda a chlorocarbon poison.

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  • The company also said Tuesday that it will form a joint venture with Occidental Chemical Corp. to make a new chlorocarbon solution used in climate-friendly refrigerants, initially for automobile air conditioning systems.

  • That's because the bonds holding the carbon and chlorine atoms together are more characteristic of a chlorocarbon than a salt - and most pesticides are chlorocarbons.

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  • Even sweeteners like Splenda have an ingredient that makes it very dangerous for diabetics or anyone for that matter because it’s a chlorocarbon poison.

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  • She said this should have made the FDA more cautious the next time, but the FDA approved the toxic chlorocarbon Splenda without hesitation and without any long-term testing on human subjects. "

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