Metol

[mee-tawl, -tol]
Chemistry, Trademark.
  1. a brand name for a colorless, water-soluble salt, C14H20N2O6S, used chiefly as a photographic developer.
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metol

noun
  1. a colourless soluble organic substance used, in the form of its sulphate, as a photographic developer; p- methylaminophenolSee also aminophenol

Word Origin for metol

C20: from German, an arbitrary coinage
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