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trichloroacetic acid


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

  • n. A colorless, deliquescent, corrosive, crystalline compound, CCl3COOH, used as a herbicide and topically as an astringent and antiseptic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The chlorinated derivative of acetic acid CCl3-COOH used as a herbicide and topical antiseptic

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

  • n. a strong acid made by chlorinating acetic acid


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