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[hek-suh-klawr-oh-eth-eyn, -klohr-] /ˌhɛk səˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-/

a colorless crystalline compound, C 2 Cl 6 , with a camphorlike odor, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in organic synthesis and pyrotechnics, as a retarding agent in fermentation, and as a solvent.
a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with a camphor-like odour: used in pyrotechnics and explosives. Formula: C2Cl6


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