trichlorophenoxyacetic acid


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trichlorophenoxyacetic acid

(traɪˈklɔːrəʊfəˌnɒksɪəˈsiːtɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an insoluble crystalline solid; 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid. It is a plant hormone and is used as a weedkiller. Formula: C8H5Cl3O3. Also called: 2,4,5-T

tri•chlo′ro•phe•nox•y•a•ce′tic ac′id

(traɪˈklɔr oʊ fəˌnɒk si əˈsi tɪk, -ˈsɛt ɪk, -ˈkloʊr-, -ˌklɔr-, -ˌkloʊr-)

n.
a light tan, water-insoluble solid, C8H5Cl3O3, used chiefly for killing weeds. Also called 2,4,5-T
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