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chloronaphthalene

[klawr-uh-naf-thuh-leen, -nap-, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈnæf θəˌlin, -ˈnæp-, ˌkloʊr-/
noun
1.
either of two isomeric naphthalene compounds containing one chlorine atom.
2.
any of a group of compounds prepared from naphthalene and containing one or more chlorine atoms.
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  • Data on establishing the maximum permissible concentration of naphthalene and chloronaphthalene in reservoir water.

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