Phenic acid
Phenic Phe"nic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, phenyl or phenol. [1913 Webster]

{Phenic acid} (Chem.), a phenol. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster]


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  • phenic acid — Phenol Phe nol, n. [Gr. ? to show + ol: cf. F. ph[ e]nol.] (Chem.) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, {C6H5OH}, produced by the destructive distillation of many organic bodies, as wood, coal, etc., and obtained from the heavy oil from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phenic acid — ˈfēnik, ˈfenik noun Etymology: French acide phénique, from phénphen + ique ic : phenol not used systematically …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phenic — Phe nic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, phenyl or phenol. [1913 Webster] {Phenic acid} (Chem.), a phenol. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carbolic acid — Phenol Phe nol, n. [Gr. ? to show + ol: cf. F. ph[ e]nol.] (Chem.) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, {C6H5OH}, produced by the destructive distillation of many organic bodies, as wood, coal, etc., and obtained from the heavy oil from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phenol acid — Phenol Phe nol, n. [Gr. ? to show + ol: cf. F. ph[ e]nol.] (Chem.) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, {C6H5OH}, produced by the destructive distillation of many organic bodies, as wood, coal, etc., and obtained from the heavy oil from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carbolic acid — Car*bol ic ac id (k[aum]r*b[o^]l [i^]k [a^]s [i^]d), n. [L. carbo coal + oleum oil.] (Chem.) same as {phenol[1]}, ({C6H5.OH}). See {phenol[1]}. Syn: phenol[1], hydroxybenzene, phenyl hydroxide, phenic acid. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phenol — This article is about the molecule. For the class of chemicals containing a phenol group, see Phenols. Phenol …   Wikipedia

  • C6H5OH — Phenol Phe nol, n. [Gr. ? to show + ol: cf. F. ph[ e]nol.] (Chem.) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, {C6H5OH}, produced by the destructive distillation of many organic bodies, as wood, coal, etc., and obtained from the heavy oil from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glacial phenol — Phenol Phe nol, n. [Gr. ? to show + ol: cf. F. ph[ e]nol.] (Chem.) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, {C6H5OH}, produced by the destructive distillation of many organic bodies, as wood, coal, etc., and obtained from the heavy oil from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phenol — Phe nol, n. [Gr. ? to show + ol: cf. F. ph[ e]nol.] (Chem.) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, {C6H5OH}, produced by the destructive distillation of many organic bodies, as wood, coal, etc., and obtained from the heavy oil from coal tar …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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