Meaning of nitrobenzene

ni•tro•ben•zene

Pronunciation: (nī"trō-ben'zēn, -ben-zēn'), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a pale yellow, toxic, water-soluble liquid, CHNO, produced by nitrating benzene with nitric acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of aniline. Also called
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