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[mee-tawl, -tol] /ˈmi tɔl, -tɒl/

Chemistry, Trademark.
a brand name for a colorless, water-soluble salt, C 1 4 H 2 0 N 2 O 6 S, used chiefly as a photographic developer.
a colourless soluble organic substance used, in the form of its sulphate, as a photographic developer; p-methylaminophenol See also aminophenol


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