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[par-uh-dahy-klawr-uh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen, -klohr-] /ˌpær ə daɪˌklɔr əˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin, -ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, volatile, water-insoluble solid, C 6 H 4 Cl 2 , of the , having a penetrating odor: used chiefly as a moth repellent.
A white crystalline compound used as a germicide and an insecticide. Chemical formula: C6H4Cl2.


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