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Meaning of decahydronaphthalene

dec•a•hy•dro•naph•tha•lene

Pronunciation: (dek"u-hī"drō-naf'thu-lēn", -nap'-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless, aromatic liquid, CH, insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol and ether: used as a solvent for oils, fats, etc., in cleaning fluids, lubricants, etc.
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