Definition of Dinitrobenzene

1. Noun. (organic compound) Any of three isomeric aromatic nitro compounds C6H4(NO2)2 formed by the nitration of benzene; they are used in the manufacture of dyes etc ¹

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Definition of Dinitrobenzene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinitrobenzene

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dinitrobenzene (current term)
dinitrogen monoxide
dinitrogen oxide
dinitrogen pentoxide
dinitrogen reductase
dinitrogen tetroxide
dinitrogen trioxide
dinitrogenase reductase
dinitrogenase reductase ADP-ribosyltransferase

Literary usage of Dinitrobenzene

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1. Gas Analysis by Louis Munroe Dennis (1913)
"The dinitrobenzene, which is difficultly soluble in water but easily soluble ... Pfeiffer determines 4 the dinitrobenzene obtained by the Harbeck and Lunge ..."

2. Organic Chemistry for the Laboratory by William Albert Noyes (1911)
"2 (1) w-dinitrobenzene, Literature — Deville: Ann. ... Filter off the dinitrobenzene and crystallize from alcohol. Yield 30 to 32 grams. ..."

3. Organic Chemistry by William Henry Perkin, Frederic Stanley Kipping (1895)
"... for example, is treated with nitric acid, meta-dinitrobenzene is the principal product, whereas with bromine it yields para-dibromobenzene. Properties. ..."

4. The Owens College Course of Practical Organic Chemistry by Julius Berend Cohen (1892)
"... which crystallises in orange needles ; mp 71'5°. PREPARATION VII. META-dinitrobenzene ... dinitrobenzene."

5. Introduction to the Study of Organic Chemistry by Adolf Pinner (1882)
"dinitrobenzene, C6H4(N02)2, is formed, when benzene is added to a mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids. The ortho-compound fuses at 118°, the meta- at 90°, ..."

6. A Text-book of organic chemistry by Arnold Frederick Holleman (1913)
"331. m-dinitrobenzene is obtained by the nitration of benzene with a mixture of ... In addition to the m-compound, small quantities of o-dinitrobenzene and ..."

7. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1922)
"dinitrobenzene, C6H4(NO2)2- — This is a product of the further action of a mixture of fuming nitric acid and sulphuric acid on benzene, or on nitrobenzene. ..."

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