carbazole

noun
car·​ba·​zole | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌzōl How to pronounce carbazole (audio) \

Definition of carbazole

: a crystalline slightly basic cyclic compound C12H9N found in anthracene and used in making dyes

First Known Use of carbazole

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbazole

International Scientific Vocabulary carb- + az- + -ole

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The first known use of carbazole was in 1887

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“Carbazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbazole. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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carbazole

noun
car·​ba·​zole | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌzōl How to pronounce carbazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbazole

: a crystalline slightly basic cyclic compound C12H9N found in anthracene and used in making dyes and in testing for carbohydrates (as sugars)

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