from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical compound, C2H5Cl, a gas at ordinary temperatures and a colorless volatile flammable liquid when compressed, used as a solvent, as a refrigerant, and in the manufacture of tetraethyl lead.
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- n. chloroethane
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- n. a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic
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