cresylic acid definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several acids derived from petroleum and coal tar that boil above 204°C, contain varying amounts of xylene and cresol, and are used in disinfectants, solvents, and electrical insulation.
    • A mixture of the 3 isomers of cresol.
    • cresol
  • adjective:
    • view Cresol.
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