Definición de dieldrin en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

dieldrin

Pronunciación: /ˈdiːldrɪn/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A toxic insecticide produced by the oxidation of aldrin, now largely banned because of its persistence in the environment.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Many pesticides which were once very familiar contaminants - DDT, aldrin, dieldrin, and toxaphene - have been banned in the US, Canada, and the UK.
  • DDT, dieldrin, lindane and other cancer-causing pesticides, many of them sprayed from airplanes, were not banned until 1989.
  • But some pesticides, such as dieldrin or aldicarb, can permeate the entire body of the fruit or vegetable.

Origen

1940s: blend of the name Diels (see Diels–Alder reaction) + aldrin.

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.