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[klawr-uh-thal-uh-nil, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈθæl ə nɪl, ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Chemistry.
a crystalline compound, C 8 Cl 4 N 2, used as a fungicide on vegetable crops, peanuts, and lawns, and as a preservative in adhesives and paints.


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