vinyl chloride

noun

Definition of vinyl chloride 

: a flammable gaseous carcinogenic compound C2H3Cl that is used especially to make vinyl resins

First Known Use of vinyl chloride

1872, in the meaning defined above

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vinyl chloride

noun

Medical Definition of vinyl chloride 

: a flammable gaseous carcinogenic compound C2H3Cl that is used especially to make vinyl resins

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