naphthol definition

  • noun:
    • An organic chemical, C10H7OH, happening in 2 isomeric kinds, alpha-naphthol and beta-naphthol.
    • Either of two isomeric phenols derived from naphthalene; they are utilized in the preparation of dyes and many other substances
    • anyone of a series of hydroxyl types of naphthalene, analogous to phenol. Generally speaking they are crystalline substances with a phenol (carbolic) smell.
    • Any one of phenols of naphthalene getting the formula C10H7OH.
    • either of two phenols produced by naphthalene

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