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chlorobenzene a colorless flammable liquid widely used in solvents and in organic synthesizing.
chloroform a clear, heavy, volatile liquid used as an anesthetic and a solvent. [3 definitions]
chlorophyll the green pigment in the leaves and stems of plants that is necessary for the production of plant food by photosynthesis.
chloroplast a small oval green bit of protoplasm that contains chlorophyll and is the location of photosynthesis.
chlorosis an abnormal yellowing or color loss in green plant tissue because of insufficient light or nutrition, genetic disorder, or disease that results in deficient chlorophyll production. [2 definitions]
chlorous of or containing trivalent chlorine.
chlorpromazine a drug used to treat nervous upset, nausea, and certain mental disorders.
chlortetracycline a yellow antibiotic powder, obtained from a soil bacterium and used to treat certain infections.
chock a wedge or block placed under an object to prevent it from moving. [3 definitions]
chock-a-block of a ship's hoisting tackle, drawn close together so that the blocks are touching. [2 definitions]
chock-full filled to the limit; stuffed.
chocolate a powder or solid made from ground and roasted cacao seeds. [7 definitions]
chocolate bar a candy bar made primarily with chocolate.
Chocolate Tang any member of a species of fishes found in the tropical waters of Southeast Asia which are yellow as a juvenile and become primarily gray and brown with multi-colored accents as an adult, also called Lemon Peel Mimic.
Choctaw a member of a North American Indian people located formerly in the southern United States and now mainly in Oklahoma. [2 definitions]
choice an act of choosing or selecting; selection. [6 definitions]
choir a group of people who sing together, esp. one that sings religious music. [3 definitions]
choirboy a boy who sings in a choir, esp. a church choir.
choke to stop or obstruct the breathing of, esp. by squeezing, blocking, or irritating the windpipe. [9 definitions]
chokebore in a shotgun barrel, a bored inner surface that narrows toward the muzzle to concentrate the pattern of shot. [2 definitions]
chokecherry any of several American wild cherries that bear long clusters of white flowers and small dark bitter fruit.