chlorobenzene

chlorobenzene
noun
a colorless volatile flammable liquid with an almond odor that is made from chlorine and benzene; used as a solvent and in the production of phenol and DDT and other organic compounds
Hypernyms: ↑hydrocarbon, ↑solvent, ↑dissolvent, ↑dissolver, ↑dissolving agent, ↑resolvent

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/klawr'euh ben"zeen, -ben zeen", klohr'-/, n.
a colorless, volatile, water-insoluble, flammable liquid, C6H5Cl, having an almondlike odor, prepared from benzene by chlorination: used as a solvent for resins, paints, and lacquers, and in the synthesis of benzene derivatives, as DDT and certain drugs and perfumes.
[CHLORO-2 + BENZENE]

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