Meaning of NITROBENZENE in English

/nuy'troh ben"zeen, -ben zeen"/ , n. Chem.

a pale yellow, toxic, water-soluble liquid, C 6 H 5 NO 2 , produced by nitrating benzene with nitric acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of aniline. Also called nitrobenzol /nuy'troh ben"zawl, -zol/ .

[ 1865-70; NITRO- + BENZENE ]

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