lindane


lindane

lindane [ lɛ̃dan ] n. m.
• 1948; du nom du chimiste T. van der Linden
Techn. Pesticide (hexachlorocyclohexane) soluble dans l'eau, peu biodégradable et hautement toxique.

lindane nom masculin Isomère gamma de l'hexachlorocychlohexane, insecticide comme celui-ci mais possédant une action plus puissante.

lindane [lɛ̃dan] n. m.
ÉTYM. 1948; du nom de T. van der Linden, chimiste, et suff. chim. -ane.
Techn. Pesticide (hexachlorocyclohexane) soluble dans l'eau, très toxique. || « Des produits comme le lindane et le DDT ont ainsi constitué une pollution “majeure” des organismes vivants » (le Monde, 23 oct. 1998, p. 36).

Encyclopédie Universelle. 2012.

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  • lindane — n. A chemical substance ({C6H6Cl6}) used as an agricultural insecticide. Syn: hexachlorocyclohexane, gamma benzene hexachloride. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lindane — [lin′dān΄] n. [after T. van der Linden, 20th c. Du chemist + ANE] an isomeric form of benzene hexachloride, used as an insecticide …   English World dictionary

  • lindane — noun Etymology: T. van der Linden, 20th century Belgian chemist Date: circa 1949 a persistent organochlorine insecticide that consists chiefly of the gamma isomer of BHC …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lindane — /lin dayn/, n. Chem. a white, crystalline, water insoluble powder, C6H6Cl6, the gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride: used chiefly as an insecticide, delouser, and weed killer. [1945 50; named after T. van der Linden, 20th century Dutch chemist;… …   Universalium

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  • lindane — n. white crystalline powder which is mainly used as an agricultural pesticide (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary


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