a water-insoluble, pleasant-smelling, colorless powder or white scales, C 12 H 10 , composed of two phenyl groups, from which benzidine dyes are derived: used chiefly as a heat-transfer agent and in organic synthesis. noun a white or colourless crystalline solid used as a heat-transfer agent, as a fungicide, as an antifungal food preservative (E230) […]
a brand name for a preparation containing a mixture of two isomers of amphetamine.
the free-swimming, bilaterally symmetrical larva of certain starfishes. Historical Examples The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg The Ocean World: Louis Figuier […]
pinnate, as a leaf, with the divisions also pinnate. Historical Examples The Fern Lover’s Companion George Henry Tilton The Elements of Botany Asa Gray The Ocean World: Louis Figuier Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In […]