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toluene trichloride

noun, Chemistry

benzotrichloride

[ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-] /ˌbɛn zoʊ traɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless or yellowish liquid, C 7 H 5 Cl 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
Also called toluene trichloride.
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