from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 4-methylquinoline, a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound used in the preparation of certain dyes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An organic base, C9H6.N.CH3, metameric with quinaldine, and obtained by the distillation of cinchonine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Scaly.
  • n. A colorless compound, obtained by the distillation of cinchonine with potassium hydroxid; py-4-methylquinoline. It has an odor of quinoline, melts below 0° C., and boils at 261–263° C. Also called quinolepidine.


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