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diphenyl

[dahy-fen-l, -feen-l]
noun Chemistry.
  1. biphenyl.
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Origin of diphenyl

First recorded in 1860–65
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Historical Examples

  • This grouping is not always colour-producing, since diphenyl is colourless.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for diphenyl

diphenyl

noun
  1. another name for biphenyl
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diphenyl in Medicine

diphenyl

(dī-fĕnəl, -fēnəl)
n.
  1. biphenyl
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