dry-cleaning fluid

dry-cleaning fluid

[′drī ¦klēn·iŋ ‚flü·əd]
(materials)
An organic solvent such as chlorinated hydrocarbons or petroleum naphtha with narrow, carefully selected boiling points; used in dry cleaning.
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