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phenolate

[ feen-l-eyt ]
/ 藞fin l藢e瑟t /
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noun
Also called phenoxide. a salt of phenol, as sodium phenolate, C6H5ONa.
verb (used with object), phe路no路lat路ed, phe路no路lat路ing.
to treat, impregnate, or disinfect with phenol; carbolize.
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Origin of phenolate

First recorded in 1880鈥85; phenol + -ate2, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for phenolate

phenolate
/ (藞fi藧n蓹藢le瑟t) /

verb
Also: carbolize (tr) to treat or disinfect with phenol
noun
another name (not in technical usage) for phenoxide
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for phenolate

phenolate
[ f膿n蓹-l膩t鈥 ]

n.
A salt of phenol.phenoxide
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