Definition of trihalomethane in English:

trihalomethane

Syllabification: tri·hal·o·meth·ane
(abbreviation: THM)

noun

  • Another term for haloform.
    More example sentences
    • However, when chlorine combines with other materials in water, it forms chloroform and related chemicals called trihalomethanes.
    • The 3 studies using routine measurements of trihalomethanes constituted a homogeneous group.
    • The protective effect of both rural residence and use of well water suggests less exposure to chlorine-treated water among people with lower blood levels of trihalomethanes.

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