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from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Chem.) One of two basic amido derivatives of naphthalene, C10H7.NH2, forming crystalline solids.

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

  • noun organic chemistry 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

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