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benzal chloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, oily liquid, C 7 H 6 Cl 2 , used chiefly in the synthesis of benzaldehyde, and in the manufacture of dyes.
Also called benzyl dichloride, benzylidene chloride.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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