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diphenylamine

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noun di·phe·nyl·amine \(ˌ)dī-ˌfe-nəl-ə-ˈmēn, -ˌfē-, -nəl-ˈa-mən\

Definition of diphenylamine

  1. :  a crystalline pleasant-smelling compound (C6H5)2NH used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and as an indicator



Origin of diphenylamine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1872


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diphenylamine

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noun di·phe·nyl·amine \(ˌ)dī-ˌfen-əl-ə-ˈmēn, -ˌfēn-, -əl-ˈam-ən\

Medical Definition of diphenylamine

  1. :  a crystalline pleasant-smelling compound (C6H5)2NH that has been used in veterinary medicine, in the manufacture of dyes, and in stabilizing explosives




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