a colourless insoluble aromatic liquid obtained from coal tar and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: C8H6O Also called coumarone, cumarone
A colorless, sweet-smelling, oily liquid found in coal tar and used to make thermoplastic resins for paints and varnishes. Chemical formula: C8H6O.
of or derived from benzoin or benzoic acid. Historical Examples Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Scientific American Supplement, No. 288 Various Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, […]
- Benzoic acid
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 7 H 6 O 2 , usually derived from benzoin or other balsams, or synthesized from phthalic acid or toluene: used chiefly as a preservative, in the synthesis of dyes, and in medicine as a germicide. Historical Examples Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the […]
- Benzoic aldehyde
benzaldehyde. a colorless or yellowish, water-soluble, volatile oil, C 7 H 6 O, having a bitter, almondlike odor, used chiefly in the organic synthesis of dyes, perfumes, and flavors, and as a solvent; artificial oil of bitter almond. Historical Examples Coal Raphael Meldola Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887 Various noun a yellowish fragrant […]