[ bey-tuh-naf-thuh-luh-meen, -nap- or, especially British, bee- ]
/ ˈbeɪ təˈnæf θə ləˌmin, -ˈnæp- or, especially 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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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.