or less commonly dioxan\dī-ˈäk-ˌsan , -sən \
Definition of dioxane
: a flammable toxic liquid diether C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent
Examples of dioxane in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe talk at parties was about a toxic plume from a landfill, dioxane, and contaminants in the soil from a nearby nuclear laboratory.
Bob Morris, Town & Country, 3 May 2018
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