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of or derived from carbolic acid.
Historical Examples

In the same year, 1834, Jacobi invented an electric motor and Runge made the important discovery of carbolic acid.
Invention Bradley A. Fiske

For what are aniline, paraffine, naphtha, and carbolic acid used?
Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway

Wash the face in a solution composed of one teaspoonful of carbolic acid to a pint of water.
Our Deportment John H. Young

When this occurs wash the cores and horns with carbolic wash (No. 15).
Practical Taxidermy Montagu Browne

Flood the film with carbolic fuchsin, warm until steam begins to rise.
The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre

Water with a few drops of carbolic acid should be used for this.
Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit Albert B. Farnham

A weak solution of carbolic acid will heal soft corns between the toes.
Our Deportment John H. Young

Add a tablespoonful of carbolic acid to the gallon while hot.
Taxidermy Leon Luther Pray

It would be good practice to distend the sac after discharge of pus by injecting into it a solution of carbolic acid.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

carbolic acid, under the same circumstances, is not precipitated.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth


1836, from carb-, comb. form of carbon + -ol “oil” + -ic.


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