Definition of fluorobenzene in English:

fluorobenzene

noun

  • A liquid with the odour of benzene, frequently used as a starting material in the synthesis of organic compounds.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. After German Fluorobenzol; compare earlier fluobenzene.

Pronunciation

fluorobenzene

/ˌflɔːrə(ʊ)ˈbɛnziːn//ˌflʊərə(ʊ)bɛnˈziːn//ˌflʊərə(ʊ)ˈbɛnziːn/