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Meaning of "perchloroethene" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PERCHLOROETHENE

perchloroethene  [pəˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθiːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PERCHLOROETHENE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Perchloroethene is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PERCHLOROETHENE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tetrachloroethylene

Tetrachloroethylene, also known under the systematic name tetrachloroethene, or perchloroethylene, and many other names, is a chlorocarbon with the formula Cl2C=CCl2. It is a colorless liquid widely used for dry cleaning of fabrics, hence it is sometimes called "dry-cleaning fluid." It has a sweet odor detectable by most people at a concentration of 1 part per million. Worldwide production was about one million metric tons in 1985.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PERCHLOROETHENE


disthene
ˈdɪsθiːn
ethene
ˈɛθiːn
hypersthene
ˈhaɪpəˌsθiːn
hypoxanthine
ˌhaɪpəˈzænθiːn
menthene
ˈmɛnθiːn
methylxanthine
ˌmiːθaɪlˈzænˌθiːn
naphthene
ˈnæfθiːn
ornithine
ˈɔːnɪˌθiːn
polyethene
ˌpɒlɪˈɛθiːn
polythene
ˈpɒlɪˌθiːn
tetrafluoroethene
ˈtɛtrəˌflʊərəʊˈɛθiːn
xanthene
ˈzænθiːn
xanthine
ˈzænθiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PERCHLOROETHENE

perch
perchance
perched
percher
percheries
Percheron
perchery
perchlorate
perchloric acid
perchloride
perchloroethylene
perciform
percine
percipience
percipiency
percipient
percipiently
Percival
percoct
percoid

WORDS THAT END LIKE PERCHLOROETHENE

achene
Asantehene
Athene
camphene
clomiphene
coryphene
graphene
hexachlorophene
phene
phosphene
propoxyphene
sphene
thiophene
toxaphene
zygosphene

Synonyms and antonyms of perchloroethene in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «perchloroethene» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PERCHLOROETHENE

Find out the translation of perchloroethene to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of perchloroethene from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «perchloroethene» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

perchloroethene
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perchloroethene
570 millions of speakers

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perchloroethene
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

perchloroethene
380 millions of speakers
ar

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perchloroethene
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

perchloroethene
278 millions of speakers

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perchloroethene
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

perchloroethene
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

perchloroethene
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perchloroethene
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Perchlorethen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

perchloroethene
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

perchloroethene
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perchloroethene
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

perchloroethene
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

perchloroethene
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेर्क्लोरोटीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

perchloroethene
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

perchloroethene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

perchloroethene
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

perchloroethene
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

percloretenă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

perchloroethene
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

perchloroethene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

perchloroethene
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

perchloroethene
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of perchloroethene

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PERCHLOROETHENE»

The term «perchloroethene» is barely ever used and occupies the 194.652 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PERCHLOROETHENE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about perchloroethene

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PERCHLOROETHENE»

Discover the use of perchloroethene in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to perchloroethene and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Microcosms and Field Bioremediation Studies of ...
Based on microcosm results, a pilot bioremediation field study was conducted for a dry cleaning site contaminated with PCE.
Jwan Hussein Ibbini, 2008
2
Proceedings of the Symposium on Natural Attenuation of ...
In general, reductive dechlorination occurs by sequential dechlorination from perchloroethene to trichloroethene to dichloroethene to vinyl chloride to ethene. Depending on environmental conditions, this sequence may be interrupted, with  ...
‎1997
3
Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants
A slow, linear evolution of perchloroethene was observed over the next 24 hours. However, only 5 percent [oak (Quercus nigra L.)] to 15 percent [sorrel (Oxalis corniculata L.)] reactive transformation to gaseous perchloroethene occurred within ...
Steven C. McCutcheon, Jerald L. Schnoor, 2004
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Biology of the Prokaryotes
C1 Cl Cl Perchloroethene (PCE) 3-Chlornbenz0ate 9-' H+ e-+|-l+ Cl' 0- Cl H \_J C00 ' /*—\ Cl Cl Trichloroe'diene (TCE) e-m' H Benzoate Cl' , H n ; \_/ Cl Cl cis- Dichloroethene [DEE] Fig. 12.13 Compounds involved in reductive deehlorination ...
J. Lengeler, G. Drews, H. Schlegel, 2009
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In Situ Remediation Engineering
This was conducted for trichloroethene, perchloroethene, and MTBE. The results of calculations are shown in Figure 3.16(A)–(C). For each plot, the permanganate concentration was held constant at the level shown on the plot, and target ...
Suthan S. Suthersan, Fred C. Payne, 2004
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Remediation Hydraulics
2 2 max nd nd oc oc K f q C mg q 1 aq st oc ocaq nd nd K fC ⋅⋅+ (6.18) 2 2 max oc oc aq kg q K f C + ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ = Figure 6.2 shows the effects of the dual- compartment model for perchloroethene, relying on the empirical value for 2nd OC K ...
Fred C. Payne, Joseph A. Quinnan, Scott T. Potter, 2008
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Introducing Groundwater
The Cambridge Water Company discovered perchloroethene in groundwater being pumped from the Chalk aquifer at Sawston. Detailed investigations over several years detected a plume of perchloroethene dissolved in groundwater flowing ...
Michael (Senior Lecturer in Hydro Price, Price, Michael (Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology, University of Reading), 2013
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The Cellular Response to the Genotoxic Insult: The Question ...
For example, acyl halides formed by the oxidation of olefins such as perchloroethene are hydrolyzed rapidly to halogenated carboxylic acids; only minor amounts of the intermediary acyl halide reacts with protein and lipids ( Figure 2.2.4).
Helmut Greim, Richard J. Albertini, 2012
9
Performance Comparison of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus ...
n.a. = data is not available; Source: SAFIRA Report 2003 Analysis of groundwater characterized different pollutant cocktails in various hot spots. One of the hot spots in Bitterfeld portrayed monochlorobenzene, perchloroethene, trichloroethene ...
Prasan Pornsopin, 2004
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Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compounds
... pH 5< pH <9 Total organic carbon >20 mg/1 Temperature Alkalinity Chloride Perchloroethene Trichloroethene Dichloroethene <50 = 1; <-100 = 2 dechlorination at higher concentrations >1 mg/1 Vinyl chloride may be oxidized - 3 aerobically, ...
Jeffrey Talley, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PERCHLOROETHENE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term perchloroethene is used in the context of the following news items.
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West Milford bus depot cleanup costs cause concern
As a result, the contamination includes volatile organic compounds known to degrade the central nervous system as well as perchloroethene ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
2
Council OKs $1.2 million for studies of North Bayshore housing
... much of the area sought for housing was located along a contaminated groundwater plume of toxic trichloroethylene and perchloroethene. «Mountain View Voice, Apr 15»
3
Travelling pollution from East Asia imperils rainforest
While running tests to detect sources of bromine and chlorine, the scientists also found a non-natural gas called perchloroethene, or perc, ... «SciDev.Net, Apr 15»
4
Pollution from East Asia affecting air quality in Borneo's rainforests
Air samples from two different locations in Borneo's rainforests also contained perchloroethene, or perc, which does not come from natural ... «Mongabay.com, Apr 15»
5
East Asian human activities affect air quality in remote tropical forests
They designed their experiments to measure these gases, but also detected another gas called perchloroethene, or perc, in the air samples ... «Phys.Org, Mar 15»
6
EPA updates Hendon on contamination
The results of that testing had identified that there are chemical substances present [including trichloroethene (TCE), perchloroethene (PCE), ... «PS News, Mar 15»
7
High PCE reading taken near Montclair well
Say hello to tetrachloroethylene, otherwise known as perchloroethene, perchloroethylene, PERC or PCE. During a test done in November ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 14»
8
Solvent Substitution Strategies for Finishers
... toluene (TOL), perchloroethene (Perc), n-propylbromide (nPB), isopropyl alcohol (IPA), acetone (ACE), and trans-dichloroethene (tDCE). «Products Finishing Magazine, Mar 14»
9
Vlasic issues: Trust, plume of pollution
Samples at a central location showed levels of tetrachloroethene and perchloroethene – both are cleaning and degreasing agents – above the ... «Cape Gazette, Dec 13»
10
Marleston groundwater and soil contamination to be checked again …
The chemicals found in the area, perchloroethene, trichloroethene and dichloroethene, are often associated with cleaning solvents and their ... «ABC Local, Dec 13»

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