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1. phenol

noun. ['ˈfiːnɑːl, ˈfɛnəl'] a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally.

Synonyms

  • solvent
  • dissolving agent
  • phenylic acid
  • oxybenzene
  • dissolver
  • hydroxybenzene
  • acid
  • carbolic acid
  • dissolvent

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • amphoteric
  • alkaline

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Words that Rhyme with Phenol

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  • detrimental
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  • quennel
  • grenell
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  • pennell
  • pennel
  • kennell
  • kennel
  • henle
  • haenel
  • gentle

How do you pronounce phenol?

Pronounce phenol as ˈfɛnəl.

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Example sentences of the word phenol


1. Noun, singular or mass
According to the ASPS, you should have someone drive you after a phenol or deep TCA peel.

2. Adjective
Thus, phenol serves as a taxi cab that shuttles fuschin into the cell wall.

2. phenol

noun. ['ˈfiːnɑːl, ˈfɛnəl'] any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups.

Synonyms

  • tannin
  • tannic acid
  • pyrogallic acid
  • thymol
  • thymic acid
  • naphthol
  • organic compound
  • thyme camphor
  • methyl phenol
  • cresol
  • resorcinol
  • creosol
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