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chloroform

chlo·ro·form

chloroform

 
pronunciation:
klo r form
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a clear, heavy, volatile liquid used as an anesthetic and a solvent.
 
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: chloroformed, chloroforming, chloroforms
definition 1: to give chloroform to, as an anesthetic.
definition 2: to kill with chloroform.
derivation: chloroformic (adj.)
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