Meaning of ortho-dichlorobenzene

or•tho-di•chlo•ro•ben•zene

Pronunciation: (ôr"thu-dī-klôr"u-ben'zēn, -ben-zēn', -klōr"-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless liquid with a pleasant odor, CHCl, used as a solvent for a wide range of organic materials. Cf.
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