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carbazole

[kahr-buh-zohl]
noun
  1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble compound, C12H9N, usually found along with anthracene in coal tar, or synthesized: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
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Origin of carbazole

First recorded in 1885–90; carb- + az- + -ole2
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British Dictionary definitions for carbazole

carbazole

noun
  1. a colourless insoluble solid obtained from coal tar and used in the production of some dyes. Formula: C 12 H 9 NAlso called: diphenylenimine (daɪˌfiːnaɪˈlɛnɪmiːn)
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