chloroform chloroform  /ˈklɔ rə ˌfɔrm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic
  2. (v) anesthetize with chloroform

Usage(s):

  1. His mother, apparently a suicide, was found one morning with chloroform-soaked cotton over her face.
  2. Southbend's wells have been polluted by such chemicals as chloroform and xylene, while a black, oozing tar has bubbled upward into driveways and garages.
  3. But the doctors feared a 74-year-old heart might not take kindly to chloroform or ether.

News

  1. Jaycee Dugard Memoir Dubbed 'Child Porn,' Claims Sex Offender

    Peter Braunstein, a former newspaper editor serving an 18-year sentence for impersonating a firefighter and assaulting a co-worker whom he'd drugged with chloroform, claimed Jaycee Dugard's "A Stolen Life" has been labeled "child pornography" by the New York State Department of Corrections.        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Dugard Memoir Dubbed 'Child Porn,' Claims Sex Offender

    Peter Braunstein, a former newspaper editor serving an 18-year sentence for impersonating a firefighter and assaulting a co-worker whom he'd drugged with chloroform, claimed Jaycee Dugard's "A Stolen Life" has been labeled "child pornography" by the New York State Department of Corrections.        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: ABC News

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Quotes

  1. "That would indicate that chloroform has to be considered as a cause of the baby's death," Dr. Baden said.
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Dr Michael Baden Source: WFtv.com

  2. Mark Twain, less charitably, called the Book of Mormon "chloroform in print".
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Mark Twain Source: Economist

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