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Meaning of chlorobromomethane

chlo•ro•bro•mo•meth•ane

Pronunciation: (klôr"u-brō"mu-meth'ān, klōr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a clear, colorless, volatile, nonflammable liquid, CHClBr, used chiefly as an extinguishing agent in fire extinguishers and as a solvent in organic synthesis. Also called
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