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 (nī′trō-bĕn′zēn′, -bĕn-zēn′)
A colorless or yellowish poisonous oily liquid, C6H5NO2, having the odor of almonds and used in the manufacture of aniline, insulating compounds, and polishes.


(Elements & Compounds) a yellow oily toxic water-insoluble liquid compound, used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline. Formula: C6H5NO2


(ˌnaɪ troʊˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin)

a pale-yellow toxic liquid, C6H5NO2, used in the manufacture of aniline.
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Noun1.nitrobenzene - a poisonous oily water-soluble liquid used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical


[ˌnaɪtrəʊbɛnˈziːn] Nnitrobenceno m
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