[ bey-tuh-naf-thil, -nap- or, esp. British, bee- ]
/ ˈbeɪ təˈnæf θɪl, -ˈnæp- or, esp. British, ˈbi- /
See under naphthyl.
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The Letter B Once Had A Much Longer NameThe letter B was part of the Phoenician alphabet more than 3000 years ago in 1000 BCE. At that time, the letter was called beth and looked a little different, but it made the sound of b and was second in the alphabet. The shape of the letter resembled the floor plan of a house, and the word beth meant “house.” This is pictured below. In Hebrew, the letter was called beth, bet, or bayt which also …
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Also called beta-naphthyl radical.
Also called alpha-naphthyl group, alpha-naphthyl radical. the univalent group C10H7–, having a replaceable hydrogen atom in the first, or alpha, position; 1-naphthyl group.
Also called beta-naphthyl group, beta-naphthyl radical. the univalent group C10H7–, having a replaceable hydrogen atom in the second, or beta, position; 2-naphthyl group.
Also called naphthyl radical.
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