ethyl chloride

noun

Definition of ethyl chloride

: a colorless pungent flammable gaseous or volatile liquid C2H5Cl used especially as a topical anesthetic

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1860

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ethyl chloride

noun

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: a colorless pungent flammable gaseous or volatile liquid C2H5Cl used especially as a topical anesthetic

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