Definition of Chlorobenzene

1. Noun. 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.




Definition of Chlorobenzene

1. Noun. (organic compound) 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 ¹

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Definition of Chlorobenzene

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorobenzene

chloroacetone
chloroacetophenone
chloroalkane
chloroalkanes
chloroalkene
chloroalkyl
chloroalkyls
chloroaluminate
chloroambucil
chloroanaemia
chloroarene
chloroarenes
chloroauric
chloroauric acid
chloroazodin
chlorobenzene (current term)
chlorobenzene dehydrogenase
chlorobenzene dioxygenase
chlorobenzenes
chlorobenzoate
chlorobenzoates
chlorobenzyl
chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile
chloroborane
chloroborate
chloroborates
chlorobutanol
chlorocalcite
chlorocarbon
chlorocarbons

Literary usage of Chlorobenzene

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1. The Electronic Conception of Valence and the Constitution of Benzene by Harry Shipley Fry (1921)
"numbers of absorption transitions to chlorobenzene and bromo- benzene, it should be observed that each of these compounds is a mono-substituted derivative ..."

2. Organic Chemistry by William Henry Perkin (1907)
"... greater than that of the parent hydrocarbon, and rising also on substituting bromine for chlorine, or iodine for bromine. Benzene. chlorobenzene. ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1848)
"Sulphite of chlorobenzene. ... The portion which distils over below 254" contains a considerable quantity of sulphite of chlorobenzene carried over with the ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Specific Radioactivities of Degradation Products chlorobenzene-1-C4 ... Un labeled chlorobenzene (10 ml) was added to the distilling pot and distilled. ..."

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