naphthalin


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naphthalene

, naphthaline, naphthalin
a white crystalline volatile solid with a characteristic penetrating odour: an aromatic hydrocarbon used in mothballs and in the manufacture of dyes, explosives, etc. Formula: C10H8
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naphthalin

[′naf·thə·lən]
(organic chemistry)
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