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chloroacetophenone

[ klawr-oh-uh-see-toh-fuh-nohn, -as-i-toh-, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr oʊ əˌsi toʊ fəˈnoʊn, -ˌæs ɪ toʊ-, ˌkloʊr- /
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noun
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous solid, C8H7ClO, used in solution as a tear gas. Abbreviation: CN
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