benzotrifluoride

[ ben-zoh-trahy-floor-ahyd, -flawr-, -flohr- ]
/ ˌbɛn zoʊ traɪˈflʊər aɪd, -ˈflɔr-, -ˈfloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, flammable liquid, C7H5F3, used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals, and as a solvent.

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Also called toluene trifluoride.

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