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benzene

  

      n   a colourless flammable poisonous aromatic liquid used in the manufacture of styrene, phenol, etc., as a solvent for fats, resins, etc., and as an insecticide. Formula: C6H6  
   See also       benzene ring  


benzene hexachloride  
      n      another name for       hexachlorocyclohexane  
benzene ring  
      n   the hexagonal ring of bonded carbon atoms in the benzene molecule or its derivatives,   (Also called)    benzene nucleus      See also       Kekulé formula  
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