dichlorobenzene

[ dahy-klawr-uh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen, -klohr- ]
/ daɪˌklɔr əˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin, -ˌkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

any of three isomers consisting of benzene in which two of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by chlorine atoms: ortho-, meta-, and paradichlorobenzene.

Origin of dichlorobenzene

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