Definitions for naphtholˈnæf θɔl, -θɒl, ˈnæp-

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  1. naphthol(noun)

    either of two phenols derived from naphthalene

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  1. naphthol(Noun)

    Either of two isomeric phenols derived from naphthalene; they are used in the preparation of dyes and many other compounds

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  1. Naphthol(noun)

    any one of a series of hydroxyl derivatives of naphthalene, analogous to phenol. In general they are crystalline substances with a phenol (carbolic) odor

  2. Origin: [Naphthalene + -ol.]


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