Examples from the Web for phenyl
The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.Coal|Raphael Meldola
He is much excited during this semi-sleeping state, and repeats continually, "Phenyl, phenyl."Dream Psychology|Sigmund Freud
Phenyl derivatives of simple amines are sometimes found in plants.
For example, glucose reacts with phenyl hydrazine in acetic acid solution, in two stages.
Aniline is sometimes so named on account of its relation to the phenyl series.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for phenyl
Word Origin and History for phenyl
radical base of phenol, 1850, from French phényle; see pheno-.