from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A basic aniline dye, C16H18N3SCl · 3H2O, that forms a deep blue solution when dissolved in water. It is used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning and a bacteriological stain.
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- n. A heterocyclic aromatic chemical compound with many uses in biology and chemistry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an artificial dyestuff consisting of a complex sulphur derivative of diphenyl amine; -- called also pure blue.
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- n. a dark green dye used as a stain, an antiseptic, a chemical indicator, and an antidote in cyanide poisoning
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