a flammable gas, C 2 H 5 Cl, used as a refrigerant, solvent, and anesthetic.
ethyl chloride n.
A chemical compound that is a gas at room temperature and a colorless, volatile, flammable or explosive liquid under high pressure. It is used as a local anesthetic, a potent inhalation anesthetic, a refrigerant, and a solvent.
[eth-uh l-dahy-klawr-oh-ahr-seen, -klohr-] /ˌɛθ əl daɪˌklɔr oʊˈɑr sin, -ˌkloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, volatile, poisonous liquid, C 2 H 5 AsCl 2 , having an irritating, fruitlike odor: formerly used as a blister gas.
[ih-nan-theyt] /ɪˈnæn θeɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. . [ih-nan-theyt] /ɪˈnæn θeɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless to yellowish, oily, water-insoluble liquid, C 9 H 18 O 2 , having a fruitlike odor, found naturally in the alcohols of cognac and other wines: synthesized for use chiefly as artificial flavoring in various alcoholic beverages.
[eth-uh-luh-ney-shuh n] /ˌɛθ ə ləˈneɪ ʃən/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the process of introducing an into a compound.
[eth-uh-leen] /ˈɛθ əˌlin/ Chemistry adjective 1. containing the . noun 2. Also called ethene, olefiant gas. a colorless, flammable gas, C 2 H 4 , having a sweet, unpleasant odor and taste, the first member of the , usually obtained from petroleum and natural gas: used as an agent to improve the color of citrus […]