Biphenyl meaning

bī-fĕnəl, -fēnəl
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A white or colorless crystalline compound, C12 H10 , used as a heat-transfer agent, in fungicides, and in organic synthesis.
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(organic chemistry, uncountable) A colourless solid hydrocarbon, C12H10, consisting of two benzene rings linked together.
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(organic chemistry, countable) Any substituted or otherwise altered version of biphenyl, such as PCBs.

Halogenated biphenyls.

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