Definition of benzene hexachloride in English:

benzene hexachloride

Syllabification: ben·zene hex·a·chlor·ide
Pronunciation: /ˌbenˌzēn ˌheksəˈklôrˌīd/

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(abbreviation: BHC)


  • 1A compound of benzene and chlorine used as an insecticide.
    • Chemical formula: C6H6Cl6

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