carbon tet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carbon tet a colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
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Usage


In news:

Leland Bell, 77, a retired Louisville chemist and stamp collector for most of his life, recalls how he and his fellow hobbyists freely used " carbon tet " to detect forgeries.
CARBON TET RACHLORIDE FOUND THROUGHOUT USA.
Leland Bell, 77, a retired Louisville chemist and stamp collector for most of his life, recalls how he and his fellow hobbyists freely used "carbon tet " to detect forgeries.
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