[doh-duh-sil-fee-nawl, -nol]

noun Chemistry.

a thick, straw-colored, water-insoluble liquid mixture of isomers having the formula C18H30O, used chiefly as a solvent and as an intermediate for surface-active agents.

Nearby words

  1. dodecastyle,
  2. dodecastylos,
  3. dodecasyllabic,
  4. dodecasyllable,
  5. dodecyl aldehyde,
  6. dodge,
  7. dodge ball,
  8. dodge city,
  9. dodgem,
  10. dodger

Origin of dodecylphenol Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019