chloranil definition

  • noun:
    • A quinone aided by the molecular formula C6Cl4O2, used as a fungicide.
    • A yellow crystalline compound, C6Cl4.O2, seen as a derivative of quinone, acquired by the activity of chlorine on particular benzene types, as aniline.
    • A compound (C6Cl4O2) made by the action of chlorin on aniline, phenol, salicin, also allied figures.

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