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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A colorless, viscous, water-insoluble, toxic liquid, C10H6Cl8, used as an insecticide.

Usage examples (38)
  • Rampant use of a common termite pesticide called chlordane.
  • Highly potent agricultural chemicals such as chlordane, dieldrin and DDT -- Carson's leading concern -- have been banned.
  • England; chlordane, developed in the United States a few years ago; and toxaphene.
  • Dichlorodiphenyl-dichloroethene polychlorinated biphenyls dieldrin chlordane heptachlor polychlorinated dibenzodioxins. for more
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