benzotrichloride

[ ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ ˌbɛn zoʊ traɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless or yellowish liquid, C7H5Cl3, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

QUIZZES

GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Also called toluene trichloride.

Origin of benzotrichloride

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for benzotrichloride

  • The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.

    Coal|Raphael Meldola