carbon tetrachloride

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carbon tetrachloride

n.
A poisonous, nonflammable, colorless liquid, CCl4, used in fire extinguishers and as a dry-cleaning fluid.

carbon tetrachloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile nonflammable sparingly soluble liquid made from chlorine and carbon disulphide; tetrachloromethane. It is used as a solvent, cleaning fluid, and insecticide. Formula: CCl4

car′bon tetrachlo′ride


n.
a colorless, nonflammable, vaporous, toxic liquid, CCl4, used mainly as a refrigerant, fire extinguisher, cleaning fluid, solvent, and insecticide.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.carbon tetrachloride - a colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
tetrachloride - any compound that contains four chlorine atoms per molecule
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