[ bey-tuh-naf-thuh-luh-meen, -nap- or, esp. British, bee- ]
/ ˈbeɪ təˈnæf θə ləˌmin, -ˈnæp- or, esp. British, ˈbi- /
a white to reddish, crystalline, water-soluble, extremely toxic solid, C10H9N, used chiefly in the manufacture of azo dyes.
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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 …
- beta-naphthyl group,
Origin of beta-naphthylamine
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Similarly there are two amidonaphthalenes, known as alpha- and beta-naphthylamine respectively.
The process by which beta-naphthylamine is prepared from beta-naphthol, already referred to, viz.