[ awr-thoh-nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl /
See under nitrophenol(def 2).
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Definition for ortho-nitrophenol (2 of 2)
[ nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl /
any compound derived from phenol by the replacement of one or more of its ring hydrogen atoms by the nitro group.
any of three water-soluble, crystalline isomers of such a derivative, having the formula C6H5NO3, occurring in yellow (ortho-nitrophenol), pale-yellow (meta-nitrophenol), and yellowish (para-nitrophenol) solids, used chiefly as intermediates in organic synthesis and as indicators.
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