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- n. A sweet amorphous deliquescent substance obtained indirectly from benzene, and isometric with dextrose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sweet amorphous deliquescent substance obtained indirectly from benzene, and isometric with, and resembling, dextrose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An amorphous, deliquescent, easily soluble compound, C6H12O6, made by the electrolysis of a mixture of toluene, alcohol, and dilute sulphuric acid, or by the action of soda on the addition-product of benzene and hypochlorous acid. It has a sweet taste and reduces Fehling's solution, but is not fermentable.
Blend of phenyl and dextrose (Wiktionary)