2,4,5t

2,4,5-T

[too-fawr-fahyv-tee, fohr]
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trichlorophenoxyacetic acid

[trahy-klawr-oh-fuh-nok-see-uh-see-tik, -set-ik, -klohr-, -klawr-, -klohr-]
noun Chemistry.
a light-tan, water-insoluble solid, C 8 H 5 Cl 3 O 3 , used chiefly for killing weeds.
Also called 2,4,5-T.


Origin:
tri- + chloro-2 + phen- + oxy-2 + acetic acid

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trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (traɪˈklɔːrəʊfəˌnɒksɪəˈsiːtɪk)
 
n
Also called: 2,4,5-T an insoluble crystalline solid; 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid. It is a plant hormone and is used as a weedkiller. Formula: C8H5Cl3O3

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2,4,5-T n.
(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid; a herbicide that is the principal constituent of the defoliant Agent Orange.

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