BHC

noun
\ ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈsē How to pronounce BHC (audio) \

Definition of BHC

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

First Known Use of BHC

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for BHC

benzene hexachloride

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The first known use of BHC was in 1946

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BHC

noun
\ ˌbē-(ˌ)āch-ˈsē How to pronounce BHC (audio) \

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