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eth'ylene dichlo'ride



Chem.
a colorless, heavy, oily, toxic liquid, C2H4Cl2, having a chloroformlike odor: used in the synthesis of vinyl chloride, and as a solvent for fats, waxes, resins, etc. Also called dichloroethane, eth'ylene chlo'ride.

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ethylene alcoholethylene glycol

 

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