Definition of chlorobenzene
: a colorless flammable volatile toxic liquid C6H5Cl used in organic synthesis (as of DDT) and as a solvent
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Groundwater samples showed that the amount of chlorobenzene, which is used to make herbicides and can damage the nervous system, liver and kidneys, exceeded the national standard by more than 94,000 times, according to Chinese news reports.
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Origin and Etymology of chlorobenzene
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1889See Words from the same year
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