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  • n. Any anion derived from naphthol, or any salt containing such an anion

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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.


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