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methylene chloride

noun

Definition of METHYLENE CHLORIDE

:  a toxic nonflammable liquid CH2Cl2 used especially as a solvent, paint remover, and aerosol propellant

First Known Use of METHYLENE CHLORIDE

1880
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methylene chloride

noun

Medical Definition of METHYLENE CHLORIDE

:  a nonflammable liquid CH2Cl2 formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic but now used especially as a solvent, paint remover, and aerosol propellant—called also dichloromethane

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