carbon tetrachloride etymology

English word carbon tetrachloride comes from English tetrachloride, English carbon

Detailed word origin of carbon tetrachloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tetrachloride English (eng) (chemistry) any chloride containing four chlorine atoms in each molecule.
carbon English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element, in reference to a molecule containing it.. (countable, informal) A carbon copy.. (countable, informal) A sheet of carbon paper.. (ecology, uncountable) Carbon dioxide, in the context of global warming and climate change.. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol C) with an atomic number of 6.. A carbon rod or pencil used in an arc lamp.. A fossil fuel [...]
carbon tetrachloride English (eng) (organic compound) The halogenated hydrocarbon tetrachloromethane; a toxic, non-inflammable liquid, used as a solvent, in dry cleaning and in fire extinguishers.

Words with the same origin as carbon tetrachloride

Descendants of carbon
Carborundum carbide carbinol carbinyl carbochemistry carbocycle carboheterocyclic carbohydrate carbohydrogen carbohæmia carbolic carbophilic carborane carboxylterminal carburetor dicarboxylic acid methylcarbamate methylcarbinol niobocarbide oxonic acid polycarbamate solar reject tricarballylic acid tricarboxylic zirconium carbide