chlorocarbon etymology

English word chlorocarbon comes from English carbon, English chloro- ((chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.)

Detailed word origin of chlorocarbon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 [...]
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
chlorocarbon English (eng) (chemistry) An organic compound containing at least one covalently bonded chlorine atom.

Words with the same origin as chlorocarbon

Descendants of carbon
Silicon Fen Silicon Glen Silicon Hills Silicon Prairie Silicon Valley Silicon Wadi Silicone Valley halon hydricity hydrogen hydrogode hydrolley hydrolox nahcolite natrophilite polysilicon silico-borocalcite silicoborate silicoflagellate silicon germanium silicon tetrafluoride sodian sodide sodium thucholite
Descendants of chloro-
chloroacetic chloroadamantane chloroauric chlorobenzene chlorobiphenyl chloroethylene chloroguanide chloromethylphenylsilane chloroplast chloroprocaine chloropyridine chlororuthenate chlorosilyl chlorosulfite chlorosulfuric acid chlorotoluene chlorotoxin chlorotriazine chloroxylenol dichlorocarbene dimethylchlorosilane tetrachloromethane trichloroethane trichlorofluoromethane