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  • n. An oily liquid, α-methylquinoline, derived from coal tar, used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and as a sedative for fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A colorless liquid of a slightly pungent odor, C9H6N.CH3, first obtained as a condensation product of aldehyde and aniline, and regarded as a derivative of quinoline; -- called also methyl quinoline.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A base, α-methylquinoline, used in the preparation of certain artificial dyestuffs. Also chinaldine.

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