: any of several stereoisomeric chlorine derivatives C6H6Cl6 of cyclohexane in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to different carbon atoms

Examples of BHC in a Sentence

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Word History


benzene hexachloride

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of BHC was in 1946

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“BHC.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/BHC. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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