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
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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