allyl chloride

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C3H5Cl, having a pungent odor, derived from propylene by chlorination: used chiefly in the synthesis of allyl alcohol, resins, and pharmaceuticals.

Nearby words

  1. alluvium,
  2. ally,
  3. allyl,
  4. allyl alcohol,
  5. allyl caproate,
  6. allyl group,
  7. allyl mercaptan,
  8. allyl resin,
  9. allyl sulfide,
  10. allyl sulphide Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019