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- n. Any of three three isomeric forms of the aromatic amine methoxyaniline; they are toxic, and are used in the synthesis of azo dyes and pharmaceuticals
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The methyl ether of aminophenol, C6H4(NH2)OCH3. The name is applied especially to the ortho compound, which is an oil that boils at 218° C., and to the para compound, a solid which melts at 56° C. and boils at 240° C.
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From anisidine, phenetidine and amido-diphenylamine, still more stable diazo compounds can be obtained, but the prices of these bases are rather high, and the colours produced with them are not fast to light.
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