Cresylic
Cresylic Cre*syl"ic (kr[-e]*s[i^]l"[i^]k), a. [From {Creosote}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cresol, creosote, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Cresylic acid}. (Chem.) See {Cresol}. [1913 Webster]


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  • cresylic — [kri sil′ik] adj. 〚 CRES(OL) + YL + IC〛 1. of or from cresol or creosote 2. of various acids composed of different mixtures of phenols and used in making plastics, disinfectants, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • cresylic — [kri sil′ik] adj. [ CRES(OL) + YL + IC] 1. of or from cresol or creosote 2. of various acids composed of different mixtures of phenols and used in making plastics, disinfectants, etc …   English World dictionary

  • cresylic — krə̇ˈsilik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cresyl + ic : relating to, containing, or derived from cresol or creosote * * * cresylic /krə silˈik/ (chem) adjective Of cresol or creosote ORIGIN: From cresol with sfx yl and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cresylic — cre·syl·ic kri sil ik adj of or relating to cresol or creosote …   Medical dictionary

  • cresylic — cre·syl·ic …   English syllables

  • Cresylic acid — Cresylic Cre*syl ic (kr[ e]*s[i^]l [i^]k), a. [From {Creosote}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cresol, creosote, etc. [1913 Webster] {Cresylic acid}. (Chem.) See {Cresol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cresylic acid — noun 1. : cresol; especially : a crude mixture of the three cresols 2. : a mixture of phenols (as cresols and xylenols) obtained from coal tar or cracked petroleum oils * * * cresylic acid noun Cresol • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cresylic acid — Cresol Cre sol (kr[=e] s[=o]l), n. [From {Creosote}.] (Chem.) Any one of three metameric substances, {CH3.C6H4.OH}, homologous with and resembling phenol. They are obtained from coal tar and wood tar, and are colorless, oily liquids or solids.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cresylic acid — cre·syl·ic ac·id (kre silґik) cresol …   Medical dictionary

  • cresylicacid — cresylic acid n. 1. Any of several acids derived from petroleum and coal tar that boil above 204°C, contain varying amounts of xylene and cresol, and are used in disinfectants, solvents, and electrical insulation. 2. A mixture of the three… …   Universalium

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