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1. aniline

noun. ['ˈænəˌliːn'] oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines.

Synonyms

  • aniline oil
  • amine
  • aminoalkane
  • aminobenzine

Etymology

  • Anilin (German)

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Words that Rhyme with Aniline

  • abilene
  • acetylene
  • acrolein
  • allene
  • arlene
  • carlene
  • darleen
  • darlene
  • dryclean
  • ellene
  • ethylene
  • evaleen
  • gasoline
  • kathlene
  • magdalene
  • marlene
  • maybelline
  • mescaline
  • methylene
  • naphthalene

Example sentences of the word aniline


1. Noun, singular or mass
Nubuck leather is an aniline leather that has been brushed, giving it a velvet-like texture.

2. Adjective
If it leaves a lighter mark afterward, it is likely aniline leather.

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