- (chemistry) A halogenated hydrocarbon, trichloromethane, CHCl3; it is a volatile, sweet-smelling liquid, used extensively as a solvent and formerly as an anesthetic.
- To treat with chloroform, or to render unconscious with chloroform.
Adjectives for Chloroform
colorless; ethereal-odored; insidious; pene¬trating; pungent; sickish-sweet; sleep-producing.
Verbs for Chloroform
administer—; anesthetize with—; dissolve in —; dose with —; expose —; gelatinize—; inhale —; melt —; overcome with —; sniff —-; solidify —; subject to —; — acts; — boils; —decomposes; — dissolves; — dulls; — eases; — lessens.
anesthetize, annihilate, bedaze, benumb, bereave of life, besot, blunt, carry away, carry off, cocaine, coldcock, cut down, cut off, deaden, deprive of life, desensitize, destroy, dispatch, dispose of, do away with, do for, do to death, dope, drug, dull, end, ether, etherize, ethyl chloride, ethylene, execute, exterminate, finish, finish off, freeze, gas, immolate, kayo, kill, knock out, knock senseless, knock stiff, knock unconscious, launch into eternity, lay out, liquidate, lynch, make away with, martyr, martyrize, menthol, narcotize, nitrous oxide, numb, obtund, palsy, paralyze, poison, purge, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, remove from life, sacrifice, slay, starve, stun, stupefy, take life, take off
- chloroform (chemical compound with formula CHCl3)