Anthraquinone
Anthraquinone An`thra*qui"none, n. [Anthracene + quinone.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C6H4.C2O2.C6H4}, subliming in shining yellow needles. It is obtained by oxidation of anthracene. [1913 Webster]

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  • anthraquinone — [ ɑ̃trakinɔn ] n. f. • 1878; de anthra(cène) et quinone ♦ Chim. Produit de l oxydation de l anthracène, employé dans la fabrication de colorants. ● anthraquinone nom féminin Composé de formule C14H8O2, obtenu pour la première fois en 1835 par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • anthraquinone — [an΄thrə kwi nōn′, an΄thrəkwin′ōn΄] n. [ ANTHRA(CENE) + QUINONE] a yellow crystalline ketone, C6H4 (CO) 2C6H4, produced from anthracene by oxidation or the reaction of phthalic anhydride with benzene: it is used in the manufacture of certain dyes …   English World dictionary

  • Anthraquinone — 9,10 Anthraquinone …   Wikipedia

  • Anthraquinone — Traduction à relire Anthraquinone → Anthraqui …   Wikipédia en Français

  • anthraquinone — /an threuh kweuh nohn , kwee nohn, kwin ohn/, n. Chem. a yellow, water insoluble, crystalline powder, C14H8O2, usually derived from anthracene or phthalic anhydride: used chiefly in the manufacture of anthraquinone dyes. [1880 85; ANTHRA(CENE) +… …   Universalium

  • anthraquinone — antrachinonas statusas T sritis chemija formulė C₆H₄(CO)₂C₆H₄ atitikmenys: angl. anthraquinone rus. антрахинон ryšiai: sinonimas – 9,10 antracendionas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • anthraquinone — noun Etymology: probably from French, from anthracene + quinone Date: 1869 a yellow crystalline ketone C14H8O2 often derived from anthracene and used especially in the manufacture of dyes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anthraquinone — noun a) A tricyclic quinone, derived from anthracene. b) Any derivative of this parent compound, mostly natural pigments or synthetic dyes …   Wiktionary

  • anthraquinone — an·thra·qui·none .an(t) thrə kwin ōn, kwin .ōn n a yellow crystalline ketone C14H8O2 often derived from anthracene and used esp. in the manufacture of dyes * * * an·thra·quin·one (an″thrə kwinґōn) 1. the 9, 10 quinone derivative… …   Medical dictionary

  • anthraquinone — n. (Chemistry) yellow crystal like water insoluble chemical used in the manufacture of dyes …   English contemporary dictionary

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