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trichloroethylene

trichloroethylene

noun tri·chlo·ro·eth·y·lene \-ˈe-thə-ˌlēn\

Definition of TRICHLOROETHYLENE

:  a nonflammable toxic liquid C2HCl3 used especially as an industrial solvent

First Known Use of TRICHLOROETHYLENE

circa 1919

trichloroethylene

noun tri·chlo·ro·eth·y·lene   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRICHLOROETHYLENE

:  a nonflammable liquid C2HCl3 used as a solvent and in medicine as an anesthetic and analgesic—abbreviation TCE

Variants of TRICHLOROETHYLENE

tri·chlo·ro·eth·y·lene also tri·chlor·eth·y·lene \-ˈeth-ə-ˌlēn\

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