A refrigerant with anesthetic properties when inhaled; it hydrolyzes to methanol. SYN: methyl chloride.

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chlo·ro·meth·ane .klōr-ō-'meth-.ān, .klȯr- n METHYL CHLORIDE

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  • chlorométhane — ● chlorométhane nom masculin Synonyme de chlorure de méthyle. ● chlorométhane (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes : chlorure de méthyle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chloromethane — chlormetanas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃Cl atitikmenys: angl. chloromethane; methyl chloride rus. хлористый метил; хлорметан ryšiai: sinonimas – metilchloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chloromethane — /klawr euh meth ayn, klohr /, n. See methyl chloride. [1870 75; CHLORO 2 + METHANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chloromethane — noun Any chlorinated derivative of methane, but especially CHCl (methyl chloride) once used as a refrigerant …   Wiktionary

  • chloromethane — n. chemical substance used as an anaesthetic and in refrigeration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chloromethane — chlo·ro·methane …   English syllables

  • chloromethane — /klɔroʊˈmiθeɪn/ (say klawroh meethayn) noun a colourless gas, methyl chloride, CH3Cl …   Australian English dictionary

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