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aldrin(ôl`drĭn): see insecticidesinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides
The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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C12H8Cl6 Trade name for a water-insoluble, white, crystalline compound, consisting mainly of chlorinated dimethanonaphthalene; used as a pesticide.
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Edwin Eugene Jr., known as Buzz. born 1930, US astronaut; the second man to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, during the Apollo 11 flight
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