diphenylamine

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

Definition of diphenylamine 

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

First Known Use of diphenylamine

1872, in the meaning defined above

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diphenylamine

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

Medical Definition of diphenylamine 

: 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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