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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A colorless, volatile flammable liquid, C6H5Cl, used to prepare phenol, DDT, and aniline and as a general solvent.

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  • n. Any derivative of benzene in which one or more hydrogen atoms is replaced by chlorine; but especially the simplest such derivative C6H5Cl that is used in the manufacture of phenol, aniline and other compounds

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  • n. a colorless volatile flammable liquid with an almond odor that is made from chlorine and benzene; used as a solvent and in the production of phenol and DDT and other organic compounds

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