Chlorpicrin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chlorpicrin (Chem) A heavy, colorless liquid, CCl3.NO2, of a strong pungent odor, obtained by subjecting picric acid to the action of chlorine.
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Usage

In literature:

The compound manufactured in largest amount in America was chlorpicrin.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
A violent reaction is set up and the chlorpicrin distils over, generally without the necessity for any external heating.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
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