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indophenol

[ in-doh-fee-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌɪn doʊˈfi nɔl, -nɒl /
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noun Chemistry.
a quinonimine derivative that is the parent substance of the blue and green indophenol dyes.
any derivative of this compound.
any of various related dyes.
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Origin of indophenol

First recorded in 1890–95; indo- + phenol
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British Dictionary definitions for indophenol

indophenol
/ (ˌɪndəʊˈfiːnɒl) /

noun
a derivative of quinonimine. Formula: HOC 6 H 4 NC 6 H 4 O
any of a class of derivatives of this compound, esp one of the blue or green dyes that are used for wool and cotton

Word Origin for indophenol

C19: from indigo + phenol
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