from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An aromatic white crystalline acid, C7H6O2, used as a food preservative and in dentifrices, germicides, and the manufacturing and processing of dyes.
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- noun organic chemistry A
white crystalline organicacid, C6H5COOH; the simplest aromatic carboxylic acid; used as a food preservativeand in many other industrial applications.
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- noun a white crystalline solid occurring in many resins
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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