paradichlorobenzene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1876 a white crystalline compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorinating benzene and used especially as a moth repellent and deodorizer

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  • paradichlorobenzène — ● paradichlorobenzène nom masculin Dérivé dichloré du benzène, cristallisé, blanc, utilisé comme insecticide. ⇒PARADICHLOROBENZÈNE, subst. masc. CHIM. Substance cristallisée dérivé chloré du benzène utilisée couramment comme antimite et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Paradichlorobenzene — Paradichlorobenzène Paradichlorobenzène structure et représentations du paradichlorobenzène Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Paradichlorobenzène — structure et représentations du paradichlorobenzène Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • paradichlorobenzene — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary para (I) + dichlorobenzene : a white crystalline compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorinating benzene that sublimes easily and is used chiefly as a fumigant against clothes moths called also PDB, p… …   Useful english dictionary

  • paradichlorobenzene — par·a·di·chlo·ro·ben·zene (păr ə dī klôr ə bĕnʹzēn , bĕn zēnʹ, klōr ) n. A white crystalline compound, C6H4Cl2, used as a germicide and an insecticide. * * * …   Universalium

  • paradichlorobenzene — noun 1,4 dichlorobenzene, an organic compound used as a pesticide (for example in mothballs) and a deodorant …   Wiktionary

  • paradichlorobenzene — para·di·chlo·ro·ben·zene also p di·chlo·ro·ben·zene .par ə .dī .klōr ə ben .zēn, .klȯr , .ben n a white crystalline compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorinating benzene and used chiefly as a moth repellent and deodorizer called also PDB …   Medical dictionary

  • paradichlorobenzene —    A crystalline compound used as a fumigant for moths and larvae. These pests are notorious for their destruction of various fibers. See art conservation …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • paradichlorobenzene — para·dichlorobenzene …   English syllables

  • paradichlorobenzene — /ˌpærədaɪˌklɔroʊˈbɛnzin/ (say .paruhduy.klawroh benzeen) noun a white crystalline compound, 1,4 dichlorobenzene, C6H4Cl2, used as a moth repellent …   Australian English dictionary

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