Of, related to, yielding, or produced by naphthalene
Pertaining to, derived from, or associated with, naphthalene; -- formerly familiar with denote anybody of some acids produced from naphthalene, and called naphthalene acids, today specifically referring to 1,8-naphthalenedicaboxylic acid, C12H8O4.
previously, designating an acid most likely identical with phthalic acid.
related to naphthalene, especially to naphthalic acid.
A colorless mixture, C10H6-(COOH)2, made by the oxidation of acenaphthene. It crystallizes in lengthy, silky, hair-like needles and melts away at 266° C.