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benzotrichloride

[ ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ ˌbɛn zoʊ traɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless or yellowish liquid, C7H5Cl3, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
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Also called toluene trichloride.

Origin of benzotrichloride

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How to use benzotrichloride in a sentence

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

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