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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chlo·ro·form /ˈklorəˌfɔrm, ˈklɔr-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chlo·ro·form /ˈklorəˌfɔrm, ˈklɔr-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chlo·ro·form v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chloroformed p. pr. & vb. n. Chloroforming.] To treat with chloroform, or to place under its influence.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chlo·ro·form n.  Chem. A colorless volatile liquid, CHCl3, having an ethereal odor and a sweetish taste, formed by treating alcohol with chlorine and an alkali. It is a powerful solvent of wax, resin, etc., and is extensively used to produce anæsthesia in surgical operations; also externally, to alleviate pain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an
          anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation
          anesthetic" [syn: trichloromethane]
      v : anesthetize with chloroform; "Doctors used to put people
          under by chloroforming them"