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formaldehyde

form·al·de·hyde

formaldehyde

 
pronunciation:
fr mael d haId
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part of speech: noun
definition: a colorless, water-soluble gas of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen, with a strong, irritating odor, used in the manufacture of various resins, dyes, and plastics and as a disinfectant and embalming agent.
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