Definitions for phenolicfɪˈnoʊ lɪk, -ˈnɒl ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

phe•nolˈfi nɔl, -nɒl(n.)

  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous substance, C6H5OH, used chiefly as a disinfectant, as an antiseptic, and in organic synthesis.

    Category: Chemistry, Pharmacology

  2. any analogous hydroxyl derivative of benzene.

    Category: Chemistry

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phe•no•licfɪˈnoʊ lɪk, -ˈnɒl ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. phenolic resin, phenolic, phenoplast(noun)

    a thermosetting resin


  1. phenolic(Noun)

    A phenol compound.

  2. phenolic(Noun)

    Any thermosetting resin manufactured from phenols and aldehydes.

  3. phenolic(Noun)

    Any of a large group of pigments and flavouring agents, especially those found in grapes and wine.

  4. phenolic(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or derived from a phenol.

Anagrams of phenolic

  1. pinochle


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