Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A univalent organic radical derived from naphthalene by the removal of one hydrogen atom. Its formula is C10H7-.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A hydrocarbon radical regarded as the essential residue of naphthalene.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry Either of two isomeric univalent radicals formally derived from naphthalene by removal of a hydrogen atom

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Examples

  • Working in clusters, she first dripped naphthyl acid phosphate, and then added drops of fast-blue B salt, which caused the smear to pop up purple in a matter of seconds if seminal fluid was present.

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  • She was dripping naphthyl acid phosphate on small circles of white filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

  • She was dripping naphthyl acid phosphate on small circles of white filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

  • Getting out the medicine droppers, she began deftly dripping naphthyl acid phosphate over the filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

  • Working in clusters, she first dripped naphthyl acid phosphate, and then added drops of fast-blue B salt, which caused the smear to pop up purple in a matter of seconds if seminal fluid was present.

    POSTMORTEM

  • Getting out the medicine droppers, she began deftly dripping naphthyl acid phosphate over the filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

  • She was dripping naphthyl acid phosphate on small circles of white filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

  • Getting out the medicine droppers, she began deftly dripping naphthyl acid phosphate over the filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

  • Working in clusters, she first dripped naphthyl acid phosphate, and then added drops of fast-blue B salt, which caused the smear to pop up purple in a matter of seconds if seminal fluid was present.

    POSTMORTEM

  • She was dripping naphthyl acid phosphate on small circles of white filter paper.

    POSTMORTEM

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