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Noun: trichloroethylene  trI,klo-row'e-thu,leen
  1. A heavy colourless highly toxic liquid used as a solvent to clean electronic components and for dry cleaning and as a fumigant; causes cancer and liver and lung damage
    - trichloroethane, TCE

Derived forms: trichloroethylenes

Type of: ethene, ethylene

Encyclopedia: Trichloroethylene