[nahy-troh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen] /ˌnaɪ troʊˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin/

noun, Chemistry.
a pale yellow, toxic, water-soluble liquid, C 6 H 5 NO 2 , produced by nitrating with nitric acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of aniline.
a yellow oily toxic water-insoluble liquid compound, used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline. Formula: C6H5NO2


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