vinyl chloride(redirected from Chloroethene)
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A toxic and carcinogenic colorless flammable gas, C2H3Cl, having a sweet odor and used as a monomer for polyvinyl chloride.
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless flammable gaseous unsaturated compound made by the chlorination of ethylene and used as a refrigerant and in the manufacture of PVC; chloroethylene; chloroethene. Formula: CH:CHCl
a colorless gas, C2H3Cl, used in making plastics and polyvinyl chloride and as a refrigerant.