Definition of chloroform noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

chloroform

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈklɔrəˌfɔrm//
 
[uncountable](symbol CHCl3)
 
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a clear liquid used in the past in medicine, etc. to make people unconscious, for example before an operation
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