methylene chloride


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methylene chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for dichloromethane

meth′ylene chlo′ride


n.
a colorless, volatile liquid, CH2Cl2, used chiefly as a solvent, refrigerant, and local anesthetic in dentistry.
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Noun1.methylene chloride - a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant
chloride - any compound containing a chlorine atom
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