Definition of "tetrachloroethylene" [tetrachloroethylene]

  • (noun) Perchloroethylene.

Use "tetrachloroethylene" in a sentence

  • "In just a few years, the number of inspections to sniff out offences related to handling perchloroethylene - sometimes called tetrachloroethylene or PERC - has more than doubled."
  • "But all those other cases were resolved when $3.1 million in settlement payments were made to the tenants who filed lawsuits in 1997 after learning that the water system at the low-income housing complex contained a toxin called tetrachloroethylene, a carcinogen also known as PCE."
  • "I think you're thinking of perchloroethylene, also known as tetrachloroethylene, not perchlorates, which have a much more restricted use."

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