from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a group of halocarbon compounds in which the halogen is chlorine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Carbon tetra-chlorid, CCl4.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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