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indophenol

[in-doh-fee-nawl, -nol]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a quinonimine derivative that is the parent substance of the blue and green indophenol dyes.
  2. any derivative of this compound.
  3. any of various related dyes.

Origin of indophenol

First recorded in 1890–95; indo- + phenol
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British Dictionary definitions for indophenol

indophenol

noun
  1. a derivative of quinonimine. Formula: HOC 6 H 4 NC 6 H 4 O
  2. any of a class of derivatives of this compound, esp one of the blue or green dyes that are used for wool and cotton

Word Origin

C19: from indigo + phenol
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