Carbolic
Carbolic Car*bol"ic (k[aum]r*b[o^]l"[i^]k), a. [L. carbo coal + oleum oil.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid derived from coal tar and other sources; as, carbolic acid (called also phenic acid, and phenol[1]). See {Phenol}. [1913 Webster]

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  • carbolic — CARBÓLIC adj. (În sintagma) Acid carbolic = fenol. – Din fr. carbolique. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  carbólic adj. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CARBÓLI//C carboliccă (carbolicci, carbolicce):… …   Dicționar Român

  • carbolic — 1836, from carb , comb. form of CARBON (Cf. carbon) + ol, from oleum oil (see OIL (Cf. oil) (n.)) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • carbolic — 1. adjective of, relating to or containing carbolic acid 2. noun carbolic acid or similar disinfectant …   Wiktionary

  • carbolic — noun 1》 (also carbolic acid) phenol, especially when used as a disinfectant. 2》 (also carbolic soap) disinfectant soap containing phenol …   English new terms dictionary

  • carbolic — n. (in full carbolic acid) phenol, esp. when used as a disinfectant. Phrases and idioms: carbolic soap soap containing this. Etymology: CARBO + OL(1) + IC …   Useful english dictionary

  • carbolic — /kahr bol ik/, adj. of or derived from carbolic acid. [1860 65; carbol (CARB + OL2) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbolic — adj. Carbolic is used with these nouns: ↑soap …   Collocations dictionary

  • carbolic — adj. (Chemistry) pertaining to carbolic acid (powerful antiseptic and disinfectant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carbolic — noun Date: 1884 phenol 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carbolic — car·bol·ic kär bäl ik n PHENOL (1) …   Medical dictionary

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