HyperDic: trichloromethane

English > 1 sense of the word trichloromethane:
NOUNartifacttrichloromethane, chloroforma volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3)
English > trichloromethane: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic.
Synonymchloroform
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
Spanishcloroformo
Catalancloroform

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