carbon tet

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Related to carbon tet: Carbon Chloride
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Noun1.carbon tet - 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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One such chemical deserves special attention as it should have been on the priority hazards list, but wasn't: carbon tetrachloride ("carbon tet").