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another name for phenol, esp when it is used as an antiseptic or disinfectant
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Word Origin for carbolic acid
C19: carbolic, from carbo- + -ol 1 + -ic
Words nearby carbolic acid
carbohydrate, carbohydrate loading, carbohydrates, carbolated, carbolic, carbolic acid, carbolize, carbo load, carbo-loading, Carboloy, car bomb
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How to use carbolic acid in a sentence
Carbolic Acid … liquid … oil … sweet oil … castor oil … aperient … Epsom Salts … white … white of egg.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Coins should be boiled, and paper money should be dipped in the 10 per centum carbolic acid solution and dried at a stove.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
The substances commonly used are carbolic acid, formalin or formaldehyde, lysol, and bichloride of mercury.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
And all her mouth and chin and pretty white neck were burned brown with the carbolic acid she had drunk.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
Sometimes they get vermin on them, and I have to grease them and dust carbolic acid on them, and try some of my numerous cures.Beautiful Joe|Marshall Saunders
Scientific definitions for carbolic acid
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