halazone

halazone
\\ˈhaləˌzōn\ noun (-s)
Etymology: hal- + az- + -one
: a white crystalline powdery acid C6H4(SO2NCl2)COOH used as a disinfectant for drinking water; para-(N,N′-dichloro-sulfamyl)-benzoic acid

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/hal"euh zohn'/, n.
a white crystalline powder, C7H5Cl2NO4S, having a strong chlorinelike odor, used to disinfect water.
[HAL- + AZ- + -ONE]

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