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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A white, amorphous, insoluble substance regarded as a polymeric variety of chloral.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white, amorphous, insoluble substance regarded as a polymeric variety of chloral.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white tasteless solid body, insoluble in water, formed when chloral is kept for some time in contact with strong sulphuric acid. It is a polymerid of chloral. It seems to resemble chloral hydrate in its pharmacodynamic properties.

Etymologies

meta- +‎ chloral (Wiktionary)

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