Ethyl-chloride meaning

A flammable halocarbon, C2 H5 Cl, that is a gas at ordinary temperatures and a colorless volatile liquid when compressed, used as a solvent, as a refrigerant, and in manufacturing tetraethyl lead.
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A colorless liquid, C2H5Cl, prepared by heating ethyl alcohol with hydrogen chloride in the presence of zinc chloride: used in preparing tetraethyl lead and ethyl cellulose, and as a local anesthetic.
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(organic chemistry) Chloroethane.
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