Definition of perchloroethylene in English:

perchloroethylene

Line breaks: per|chloro|ethyl|ene
Pronunciation: /pəˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθɪliːn/

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A toxic colourless volatile solvent used commonly as a dry-cleaning fluid. Also called tetrachloroethylene.
    • Chemical formula: Cl2CCCl2

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