dichloroethane

noun
di·​chlo·​ro·​eth·​ane | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌklȯ-rō-ˈe-ˌthān How to pronounce dichloroethane (audio) \

Definition of dichloroethane

: a colorless toxic liquid compound C2H4Cl2 that is used chiefly as a solvent

First Known Use of dichloroethane

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Dichloroethane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichloroethane. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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