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aniline


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aniline  \An"i*line\  (?;  277),  n.  [See  {Anil}.]  (Chem.) 
  An  organic  base  belonging  to  the  phenylamines.  It  may  be 
  regarded  as  ammonia  in  which  one  hydrogen  atom  has  been 
  replaced  by  the  radical  phenyl.  It  is  a  colorless,  oily 
  liquid,  originally  obtained  from  indigo  by  distillation,  but 
  now  largely  manufactured  from  coal  tar  or  nitrobenzene  as  a 
  base  from  which  many  brilliant  dyes  are  made 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aniline  \An"i*line\,  a. 
  Made  from  or  of  the  nature  of  aniline. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aniline 
  n  :  oily  poisonous  liquid  amine  obtained  from  nitrobenzene  and 
  used  to  make  dyes  and  plastics  and  medicines  [syn:  {aniline 
  oil},  {aminobenzine},  {phenylamine}] 




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