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.
- dissolving agent
- phenylic acid
- carbolic acid
Words that Rhyme with Phenol
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.
Thus, phenol serves as a taxi cab that shuttles fuschin into the cell wall.
noun. ['ˈfiːnɑːl, ˈfɛnəl'] any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups.
- tannic acid
- pyrogallic acid
- thymic acid
- organic compound
- thyme camphor
- methyl phenol