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meta-dichlorobenzene

[ met-uh-dahy-klawr-uh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen, -klohr- ]
/ ˈmɛt ə daɪˌklɔr əˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin, -ˌkloʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C6H4Cl2, soluble in alcohol and ether: used as a fumigant and insecticide.

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