methyl chloride


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methyl chloride

n.
An explosive gas, CH3Cl, used in organic synthesis and polymerization, as a refrigerant, and an anesthetic.
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methyl chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless gas with an ether-like odour, used as a refrigerant and anaesthetic. Formula: CH3Cl. Systematic name: chloromethane
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meth′yl chlo′ride


n.
a colorless gas, CH3Cl, used chiefly as a refrigerant, a local anesthetic, and a methylating agent.
[1875–80]
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