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chlo·ro·form

 (klôr′ə-fôrm′)
n.
A clear, colorless, dense, sweet-smelling liquid, CHCl3, used in refrigerants, propellants, and resins, as a solvent, and sometimes as an anesthetic. Chloroform, once widely used in human and veterinary surgery, has generally been replaced by less toxic, more easily controlled agents.
tr.v. chlo·ro·formed, chlo·ro·form·ing, chlo·ro·forms
1. To treat with chloroform to anesthetize, render unconscious, or kill.
2. To apply chloroform to.

chloroform

(ˈklɔːrəˌfɔːm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a heavy volatile liquid with a sweet taste and odour, used as a solvent and cleansing agent and in refrigerants: formerly used as an inhalation anaesthetic. Formula: CHCl3. Systematic name: trichloromethane
[C19: from chloro- + form(yl) (in an obsolete sense that applied to a CH radical)]

chlo•ro•form

(ˈklɔr əˌfɔrm, ˈkloʊr-)

n.
1. a colorless volatile liquid, CHCl3, used chiefly in medicine as a solvent and formerly as an anesthetic.
v.t.
2. to administer chloroform to, esp. in order to anesthetize, make unconscious, or kill.
[1830–40; chloro-2 + form (yl)]
chlo`ro•for′mic, adj.

chlo·ro·form

(klôr′ə-fôrm′)
A colorless, toxic, sweet-tasting liquid, CHCl3, used chiefly as a solvent. It was also once widely used as an anesthetic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chloroform - a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3)chloroform - a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
Verb1.chloroform - anesthetize with chloroform; "Doctors used to put people under by chloroforming them"
anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, put under, put out - administer an anesthetic drug to; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"
Translations
سائِل الكلوروفورم
chloroform
kloroform
kloroformkloroformmal elaltatkloroformoz
klóróform
chloroformas
hloroforms
chloroform
chloroform
kloroform

chloroform

[ˈklɒrəfɔːm]
A. Ncloroformo m
B. VTcloroformizar, cloroformar (LAm)

chloroform

[ˈklɒrəfɔːrm] nchloroforme m

chloroform

nChloroform nt
vtmit Chloroform betäuben, eine Chloroformnarkose geben (+dat)

chloroform

[ˈklɒrəfɔːm]
1. ncloroformio
2. vtcloroformizzare

chloroform

(ˈklorəfoːm) noun
a liquid, the vapour of which, when breathed in, causes unconsciousness.

chlor·o·form

n. cloroformo, anestésico.

chloroform

n cloroformo
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