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  • n. Any salt or ester of phenol (when considered as an acid)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The same as phenylate.


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  • It was this helmet, with the modified phenate impregnation, which, known as the P. helmet, formed the first line of defence against the probable employment of phosgene by Germany.

    The riddle of the Rhine, chemical strategy in peace and war ...

  • According to this patent, pelt is treated in separate solutions, one of which is formaldehyde, the other being that of such aromatic compounds or their salts which yield water-soluble condensation products with formaldehyde; for example, pelt is immersed in 2-5 per cent, solution of formaldehyde for a few days, and is subsequently treated with 1-2 per cent neutral or faintly acidified solutions of [Greek: a] - naphthylamine hydrochloride, resorcinol or sodium phenate or cresylate, for several days.

    Synthetic Tannins


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