Translation: from english

chlorinated hydrocarbon

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  • chlorinated hydrocarbon — any of a group of hydrocarbons with chlorine substitution, which accumulate in body fat and can build up to toxic levels. They are used mainly as refrigerants, industrial solvents, insecticides, and dry cleaning fluids, and some have been used as …   Medical dictionary

  • chlorinated — /ˈklɒrəneɪtəd/ (say kloruhnaytuhd) verb 1. past tense and past participle of chlorinate. –adjective 2. treated with chlorine: chlorinated water. 3. Chemistry combined with chlorine: chlorinated hydrocarbon …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chlorinated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon — Chlorinated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (ClPAHs) are a group of compounds comprising polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with two or more aromatic rings and one or more chlorine atoms attached to the ring system. ClPAHs can be divided into two… …   Wikipedia

  • hydrocarbon — hydrocarbonaceous, adj. /huy dreuh kahr beuhn, huy dreuh kahr /, n. any of a class of compounds containing only hydrogen and carbon, as an alkane, methane, CH4, an alkene, ethylene, C2H4, an alkyne, acetylene, C2H2, or an aromatic compound,… …   Universalium

  • chlo|rin|at|ed hydrocarbon — «KLR uh NAY tihd, KLOHR », any one of a class of synthetic pesticides, formed by a chlorine carbon bond, that are among the most persistent of environmental poisons. Chlorinated hydrocarbons include DDT, aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, chlordane, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • EP additive — EP additives, or extreme pressure additives, are additives for lubricants with a role to decrease wear of the parts of the gears exposed to very high pressures. They are also added to cutting fluids for machining of metals.EP additives are… …   Wikipedia

  • Bioremediation — can be defined as any process that uses microorganisms, fungi, green plants or their enzymes to return the natural environment altered by contaminants to its original condition. Bioremediation may be employed to attack specific soil contaminants …   Wikipedia

  • poison — poisoner, n. poisonless, adj. poisonlessness, n. /poy zeuhn/, n. 1. a substance with an inherent property that tends to destroy life or impair health. 2. something harmful or pernicious, as to happiness or well being: the poison of slander. 3.… …   Universalium

  • dieldrin — A chlorinated hydrocarbon used as an insecticide; may cause toxic effects in persons and animals exposed to its action through skin contact, inhalation, or food contamination. * * * diel·drin …   Medical dictionary

  • Organochloride — Two representations of the organochloride chloroform. An organochloride, organochlorine, chlorocarbon, chlorinated hydrocarbon, or chlorinated solvent is an organic compound …   Wikipedia

  • agricultural technology — Introduction       application of techniques to control the growth and harvesting of animal and vegetable products. Soil preparation       Mechanical processing of soil so that it is in the proper physical condition for planting is usually… …   Universalium

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