: a colorless liquid hydrocarbon C10H18 obtained by hydrogenation of naphthalene and used as a solvent (as for paints, lacquers, and silicones)

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International Scientific Vocabulary deca- + hydr- + naphthalene

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“Decahydronaphthalene.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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