from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A colorless crystalline compound, (C6H5)2NH, used as a stabilizer for plastics and in the manufacture of dyes, explosives, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an aromatic amine, (C6H5)2NH, used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, explosives, pesticides, fungicides and pharmaceuticals

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystalline substance, (C6H5)2NH, having an agreeable odor and weakly basic properties, prepared by the dry distillation of rosaniline blue, or by heating aniline hydrochlorid and aniline together.


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