benzotrifluoride

benzotrifluoride

[ben-zoh-trahy-floor-ahyd, -flawr-, -flohr-]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, flammable liquid, C 7 H 5 F 3 , used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals, and as a solvent.
Also called toluene trifluoride.


Origin:
benzo- + tri- + fluoride

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