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.
a white or colourless crystalline solid used as a heat-transfer agent, as a fungicide, as an antifungal food preservative (E230) on the skins of citrus fruit, and in the manufacture of dyes, etc. Formula: C6H5C6H5
any substituted derivative of biphenyl
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 […]
an airplane with two sets of wings, one above and usually slightly forward of the other. Contemporary Examples Warren Jeffs’ Flock in Denial Carol McKinley August 4, 2011 Historical Examples The Aeroplane Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper High Adventure James Norman Hall The Boy’s Book of New Inventions Harry E. Maule The Trail of the […]