a salt or ester of .
- Anthranilic acid
a yellowish crystalline compound, C 7 H 7 NO 2 , soluble in hot water, alcohol, and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes. Historical Examples From anthranilic acid mixed with powdered glass or sand, and rapidly heated in a retort. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, […]
a yellow, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C 14 H 8 O 2 , usually derived from or phthalic anhydride: used chiefly in the manufacture of anthraquinone dyes. Historical Examples Various synthetic processes have been used for the preparation of anthraquinone. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 Various anthraquinone crystallizes in yellow needles or prisms, […]
- Anthraquinone dye
any of the class of dyes derived from anthraquinone, used for dyeing textiles, especially cotton, rayon, and silk.