- Also called phenoxide. a salt of phenol, as sodium phenolate, C6H5ONa.
- to treat, impregnate, or disinfect with phenol; carbolize.
Origin of phenolate
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- Also: carbolize (tr) to treat or disinfect with phenol
- another name (not in technical usage) for phenoxide
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- A salt of phenol.phenoxide
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