a colorless, oily liquid, C7H6Cl2, used chiefly in the synthesis of benzaldehyde, and in the manufacture of dyes.
- Also called benzyl dichloride, benzylidene chloride.
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How to use benzal chloride in a sentence
The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.Coal | Raphael Meldola