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naphthalene

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈnæfθəˌlin//
 
, NAmE//ˈnæpθəˌlin//
 
[uncountable] (chemistry)
 
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a substance used in products that keep moths away from clothes, and in industrial processes
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