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anthraquinone


anthraquinone


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthraquinone  \An`thra*qui"none\,  n.  [Anthracene  +  quinone.] 
  (Chem.) 
  A  hydrocarbon,  {C6H4.C2O2.C6H4},  subliming  in  shining  yellow 
  needles.  It  is  obtained  by  oxidation  of  anthracene.