from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A salt-like compound formed by replacing the hydrogen atom of the hydroxyl group of a naphthol with a metal: thus sodium β-naphtholate (C10H7ONa-β) is formed when β-naphthol is dissolved in caustic soda.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun organic chemistry Any
anionderived from naphthol, or any saltcontaining such an anion
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