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Definitions and Synonyms of chloroform | Another word for chloroform | What is chloroform?

Definition 1: a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where chloroform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic

Synonyms for chloroform in the sense of this definition

(chloroform is a kind of ...) a gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled

(chloroform is a kind of ...) compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom

Definition 2: anesthetize with chloroform - [verb of body]

Samples where chloroform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Doctors used to put people under by chloroforming them

(chloroform is a kind of ...) administer an anesthetic drug to

"The patient must be anesthetized before the operation" "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"

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