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chlorobenzene

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noun chlo·ro·ben·zene \ˌklȯr-ō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\

Definition of chlorobenzene

  1. :  a colorless flammable volatile toxic liquid C6H5Cl used in organic synthesis (as of DDT) and as a solvent



Origin and Etymology of chlorobenzene

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1889


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