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.
any one of a class of resins derived from phenol, used in paints, adhesives, and as thermosetting plastics See also Bakelite
[fe-naw-lee-awn; English fuh-noh-lee-uh n] /fɛˈnɔ li ɔn; English fəˈnoʊ li ən/ noun, plural phenolia [fe-naw-lee-ah; English fuh-noh-lee-uh] /fɛˈnɔ li ɑ; English fəˈnoʊ li ə/ (Show IPA), phenolions. Greek Orthodox Church. 1. .
[fi-nol-uh-jee] /fɪˈnɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the science dealing with the influence of climate on the recurrence of such annual phenomena of animal and plant life as budding and bird migrations. /fɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of recurring phenomena, such as animal migration, esp as influenced by climatic conditions n. “study of the influence of […]
[fee-nawl-thal-een, -ee-in, -fthal-, -nol-] /ˌfi nɔlˈθæl in, -i ɪn, -ˈfθæl-, -nɒl-/ noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a white, crystalline compound, C 2 0 H 1 4 O 4 , used as an indicator in acid-base titration and as a laxative. /ˌfiːnɒlˈθeɪliːn; -lɪɪn; -ˈθæl-/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline compound used in medicine as a laxative and […]
[fee-nawl-suhl-fohn-thal-een, -ee-in, -fthal-, -nol-] /ˌfi nɔlˌsʌl foʊnˈθæl in, -i ɪn, -ˈfθæl-, -nɒl-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a bright to dark red crystalline compound, C 1 9 H 1 4 O 5 S, slightly soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone: used as an acid-base indicator and as a diagnostic reagent in medicine.