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benzenesulfonic acid

[ben-zeen-suhl-fon-ik, ben-zeen-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a fine, needlelike substance, C6H6SO3, used chiefly as a catalyst and in the synthesis of phenol, resorcinol, and other organic products.
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