carbolic acid definition

  • noun:
    • See phenol.
    • a mature name for phenol (C6H5OH)
    • just like phenol{1}, (C6H5.OH). See phenol{1}.
    • a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; found in production so that as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally

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