Quinhydrone Quin*hy"drone, n. [Quinone + hydroquinone.] (Chem.) A green crystalline substance formed by the union of quinone with hydroquinone, or as an intermediate product in the oxidation of hydroquinone or the reduction of quinone. [Written also {chinhydrone}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • quinhydrone — quin·hy·drone …   English syllables

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  • Quinhydrone electrode — is one of several oxidation reduction electrode s used for measuring hydrogen ion concentration or pH. It consists of an inert metal wire (usually platinum) in contact with quinhydrone crystals and a water based solution. Quinhydrone is slightly… …   Wikipedia

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