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  • n. A 10% solution of formaldehyde in water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as formalin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens

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Examples

  • Le truc c que en ce moment il y a comme nouveauté des petit pots imitant les bocaux de formol avec des organes dedans et ici ce sont des "foufounes de rechange" et "zizi de rechange" c'est pour ca que j'ai demandé confirmation car ils sont rangés au meme endroit en reserve!

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  • Bornier, why of course I did, he even called upon me several times, but I could never bring myself to invite him to the house because I should always have been obliged to have it disinfected afterwards with formol.

    The Guermantes Way

  • So the day after the doctor gave us the skin sample preserved in a baby-food jar of formol, my wife, her sister, and I went downtown to drop off the sample at the private hospital.

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  • One by one, the people who were crowded in the room pulled out their handkerchiefs and put them to their eyes, because of the formol.

    Maigret and the Pickpocket

  • They desire something more than a body in formol, and be sure they 're gonna get it, no matter how many dreads you put in their street.

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  • A edição de hoje da Folha deve ser conservada em formol, porque se trata de uma antologia do jornalismo em decomposição que se pratica nesta subdemocracia.

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  • Contrasting his experiments on primates in the lab, "I've taken many monkey carcasses out of the formol and prepared muscles and parts of the pancreas.

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