aniline point

noun

: the lowest temperature at which aniline and a solvent (as gasoline) are completely miscible and which serves as an indication of the type of hydrocarbons present in the solvent, the content of aromatics being higher according as the temperature is lower

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aniline point was in 1908

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“Aniline point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aniline%20point. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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