[ bey-tuh-naf-thuh-luh-meen, -nap- or, especially British, bee- ]

  1. a white to reddish, crystalline, water-soluble, extremely toxic solid, C10H9N, used chiefly in the manufacture of azo dyes.

Origin of beta-naphthylamine


Words Nearby beta-naphthylamine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use beta-naphthylamine in a sentence

  • Similarly there are two amidonaphthalenes, known as alpha- and beta-naphthylamine respectively.

    Coal | Raphael Meldola
  • Developer B (Bayer) is ethyl beta-naphthylamine, in the form of its hydrochloric acid compound.

  • The name of this is sodium ditolyl-disazo-beta-naphthylamine-6-sulfonic-beta-naphthylamine-3.6-disulfonate.

    Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
  • The process by which beta-naphthylamine is prepared from beta-naphthol, already referred to, viz.

    Coal | Raphael Meldola