nitrobenzene

noun ni·tro·ben·zene \ ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn , -ben-ˈzēn \

Definition of nitrobenzene

: a poisonous yellow oily liquid C6H5NO2 with an almond odor that is used especially in chemical synthesis (as of aniline)

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nitrobenzene

noun ni·tro·ben·zene \ ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ \

medical Definition of nitrobenzene

: a poisonous yellow insoluble oil C6H5NO2 with an almond odor that is used especially as a solvent, as a mild oxidizing agent, and in making aniline

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