noun tet·ra·bro·mo·ethane

Definition of tetrabromoethane

  1. :  either of two isomeric heavy liquid compounds C2H2Br4; especially :  the heavy yellowish liquid symmetrical isomer CHBr2CHBr2 used chiefly in separating minerals and as a solvent

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Origin and Etymology of tetrabromoethane

International Scientific Vocabulary tetrabrom- + ethane

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