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dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

[dahy-klawr-oh-dahy-fen-l-trahy-klawr-oh-eth-eyn, dahy-klohr-oh-dahy-fen-l-trahy-klohr-] /daɪˌklɔr oʊ daɪˌfɛn l traɪˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, daɪˌkloʊr oʊ daɪˌfɛn l traɪˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
DDT.
Origin
di-1 + chloro-2 + di-1 + phenyl + tri- + chloro-2 + ethane
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British Dictionary definitions for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

/daɪˌklɔːrəʊdaɪˌfiːnaɪltraɪˌklɔːrəʊˈiːθeɪn; -nɪl-; -ˌfɛn-/
noun
1.
the full name for DDT
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dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane in Medicine

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane di·chlo·ro·di·phen·yl·tri·chlo·ro·eth·ane (dī-klôr'ō-dī-fěn'əl-trī-klôr'ō-ěth'ān', -fē'nəl-)
n.
DDT.

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