a colorless, water-insoluble liquid, C 8 H 8 O 2 , having a phenolic odor: used chiefly as a solvent.
[fen-l-as-i-tal-duh-hahyd, feen-] /ˈfɛn lˌæs ɪˈtæl dəˌhaɪd, ˈfin-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, oily, water-insoluble liquid, C 3 H 1 4 O, having a hyacinthlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery.
[fen-l, feen-l] /ˈfɛn l, ˈfin l/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the . /ˈfiːnaɪl; ˈfɛnɪl/ noun 1. (modifier) of, containing, or consisting of the monovalent group C6H5, derived from benzene: a phenyl group or radical n. radical base of phenol, 1850, from French phényle; see pheno-. phenyl phen·yl (fen’il) n. Abbr. (Ph) the univalent radical of […]
[fen-tol-uh-meen, -min] /fɛnˈtɒl əˌmin, -mɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an alpha blocker, C 1 7 H 1 9 N 3 O, used to reduce hypertensive states caused by a catecholamine excess, as in the treatment of pheochromocytoma.
[fil-hel-een] /fɪlˈhɛl in/ noun 1. a friend or supporter of the Greeks. /fɪlˈhɛliːn/ noun 1. a lover of Greece and Greek culture 2. (European history) a supporter of the cause of Greek national independence adj. 1824, “loving the Greeks,” from Greek, from philos “loving” (see -phile) + Hellen “Greek” (see Hellenic). Originally in English in […]