from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Either of two isomeric primary amines derived from naphthalene; they occur in crude oil, and are used in the preparation of dyes and other compounds

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of two basic amido derivatives of naphthalene, C10H7.NH2, forming crystalline solids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chemical base (C10H7NH2) obtained from nitronaphthalene by reducing it with iron-filings and acetic acid.


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