Definitions for naphtholˈnæf θɔl, -θɒl, ˈnæp-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

naph•tholˈnæf θɔl, -θɒl, ˈnæp-(n.)

  1. either of two isomeric hydroxyl derivatives, C10H7OH, of naphthalene: used chiefly in dyes, drugs, perfumes, and insecticides.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of naphthol:

1840–50; napth(a)+-ol1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. naphthol(noun)

    either of two phenols derived from naphthalene

Wiktionary

  1. naphthol(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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

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