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benzonitrile

[ben-zon-i-tril, ben-zoh-nahy-] /bɛnˈzɒn ɪ trɪl, ˌbɛn zoʊˈnaɪ-/
noun, Chemistry
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a clear, colorless, viscous, poisonous liquid, C 7 H 5 N, used chiefly as an intermediate in organic synthesis.
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  • One noticeable difference between the two types of pyrolysis is the relative abundance of benzonitrile.

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