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chlorocarbon

chlo·ro·car·bon
C c

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-kahr-buh n, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr əˈkɑr bən, ˌkloʊr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-kahr-buh n, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr əˈkɑr bən, ˌkloʊr-/

Definitions of chlorocarbon word

  • noun chlorocarbon a chemical compound containing carbon and chlorine, as carbon tetrachloride, or containing carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen, as chloroform. 1
  • noun chlorocarbon (chemistry) An organic compound containing at least one covalently bonded chlorine atom. 0

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Origin of chlorocarbon

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20; chloro-2 + carbon

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Parts of speech for Chlorocarbon

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chlorocarbon popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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