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kɑrˈbɒl ɪkcar·bol·ic acid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acidnoun

    a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally


  1. Carbolic acidnoun

    same as phenol, (C6H5.OH). See phenol.

    Etymology: [L. carbo coal + oleum oil.]


  1. carbolic acidnoun

    an older name for phenol (CHOH)

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carbolic acid

    kar-bol′ik as′id, n. an acid produced from coal-tar, used as a disinfectant. [L. carbo, coal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carbolic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carbolic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. nitrile
    • B. concoction
    • C. ternion
    • D. recital

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