HyperDic: chloroform

English > 2 senses of the word chloroform:
NOUNartifactchloroform, trichloromethanea volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3)
VERBbodychloroformanesthetize with chloroform
chloroform > pronunciation
Rhymesbarnstorm ... windstorm: 29 rhymes with aorm...
English > chloroform: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic.
Example"chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"
Broaderhaloformcompounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
inhalation anesthetic, inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic, inhalation general anaestheticA gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled
Verbschloroformanesthetize with chloroform
English > chloroform: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningAnesthetize with chloroform.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Doctors used to put people under by chloroforming them"
Broaderanesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put outAdminister an anesthetic drug to
Nounschloroforma volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3)

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