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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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