Definition of Chloroform. Meaning of Chloroform. Synonyms of Chloroform

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Definition of Chloroform

Chloroform
Chloroform Chlo"ro*form, n. [Chlorine + formyl, it having been regarded as a trichloride of this radical: cf. F. chloroforme, G. chloroform.] (Chem.) A colorless volatile liquid, CHCl3, having an ethereal odor and a sweetish taste, formed by treating alcohol with chlorine and an alkali. It is a powerful solvent of wax, resin, etc., and is extensively used to produce an[ae]sthesia in surgical operations; also externally, to alleviate pain.
Chloroform
Chloroform Chlo"ro*form, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chloroformed; p. pr. & vb. n. Chloroforming.] To treat with chloroform, or to place under its influence.

Meaning of Chloroform from wikipedia

- Chloroform, or trichloromethane, is an organic compound with formula CHCl3. It is a colorless, strong-smelling, dense liquid that is produced on a large...
- Chloroform is a chemical compound with the molecular formula CHCl3. Chloroform may also refer to: "Chloroform" (song), a song by Phoenix "Chloroform",...
- Deuterated chloroform (CDCl3), also known as chloroform-d, is an isotopically enriched form of chloroform (CHCl3) in which most of its hydrogen atoms consist...
- Phenol–chloroform extraction is a liquid-liquid extraction technique in molecular biology used to separate nucleic acids from proteins and lipids. Aqueous...
- Hyderabad Chloroform Commission was commissioned in Hyderabad by the then ruler of Hyderabad State, Mir Mahbub Ali Khan. The first Chloroform Commission...
- This page provides supplementary chemical data on chloroform. The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions. It is highly recommend...
- Acid guanidinium thiocyanate-phenol-chloroform extraction (abbreviated AGPC) is a liquid–liquid extraction technique in biochemistry. It is widely used...
- Chloroformic acid is an unstable chemical compound with the formula ClCO2H. It is the single acyl-halide derivative of carbonic acid (phosgene is the double...
- The Chloroform Committee was commissioned by the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society (now known as the Royal Society of Medicine) in 1864 to investigate...
- John Snow studied chloroform, which was introduced in 1847 by James Young Simpson, a Scottish obstetrician. He realised that chloroform was much more potent...