tetrahydronaphthalene

noun
tet·ra·hy·dro·naphthalene | \"+\

Definition of tetrahydronaphthalene 

: an oily liquid hydrocarbon C10H12 obtained by partial hydrogenation of naphthalene in the presence of a catalyst and used chiefly as a solvent (as for paints and lacquers)

called also 1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene

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History and Etymology for tetrahydronaphthalene

International Scientific Vocabulary tetrahydr- + naphthalene

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