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  • n. An inert isomeric modification of anthracene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inert isomeric modification of anthracene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white, crystalline, polymeric anthracene, (C14H10)2, which crystallizes from a saturated solution of anthracene in xylene when exposed to sunlight. Other solvents, as benzene or alcohol, can be used. It melts at 244° C., and is much more stable than anthracene.

Etymologies

para- +‎ anthracene (Wiktionary)

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