dinitrobenzene definition

  • noun:
    • Any of three isomeric compounds, C6H4(NO2)2, made from an assortment of nitric acid, sulfuric acid, and heated benzene and used in celluloid make, in dyes, plus in natural synthesis.
    • Any of three isomeric aromatic nitro compounds C6H4(NO2)2 created because of the nitration of benzene; they have been found in the make of dyes etc
    • A compound, C6H4 (NO2)2, produced from benzene because of the substitution of two nitro-groups for two hydrogen atoms.

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