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Phenolic



[fee-nawl, -nol] /ˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
Also called carbolic acid, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous mass, C 6 H 5 OH, obtained from coal tar, or a hydroxyl derivative of benzene: used chiefly as a disinfectant, as an antiseptic, and in organic synthesis.
2.
any analogous hydroxyl derivative of benzene.
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of the class of thermosetting resins formed by the condensation of , or of a derivative, with an aldehyde, especially formaldehyde: used chiefly in the manufacture of paints and plastics and as adhesives for sandpaper and plywood.
/fɪˈnɒlɪk/
adjective
1.
of, containing, or derived from phenol
/ˈfiːnɒl/
noun
1.
Also called carbolic acid. a white crystalline soluble poisonous acidic derivative of benzene, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant and in the manufacture of resins, nylon, dyes, explosives, and pharmaceuticals; hydroxybenzene. Formula: C6H5OH
2.
(chem) any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds whose molecules contain one or more hydroxyl groups bound directly to a carbon atom in an aromatic ring
noun
1.
any one of a class of resins derived from phenol, used in paints, adhesives, and as thermosetting plastics See also Bakelite
n.

“carbolic acid,” 1844, from pheno- + -ol. Discovered in coal tar in 1834; used as an antiseptic from 1867. Related: Phenolic.

phenolic phe·no·lic (fĭ-nō’lĭk, -nŏl’ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, containing, or derived from phenol. n.
Any of various synthetic thermosetting resins, obtained by the reaction of phenols with simple aldehydes and used as adhesives.

phenol phe·nol (fē’nôl’, -nōl’)
n.

phenol
(fē’nôl’, -nōl’)

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