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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Origin and Etymology of tetrahydronaphthalene
International Scientific Vocabulary tetrahydr- + naphthalene
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