[ par-uh-dahy-klawr-uh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen, -klohr- ]
/ ˌpær ə daɪˌklɔr əˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin, -ˌkloʊr- /
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a white, crystalline, volatile, water-insoluble solid, C6H4Cl2, of the benzene series, having a penetrating odor: used chiefly as a moth repellent.
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Scientific definitions for para-dichlorobenzene
[ păr′ə-dī-klôr′ə-bĕn′zēn′ ]
A white crystalline compound used as a germicide and an insecticide. Chemical formula: C6H4Cl2.
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