diphenylamine

noun
di·​phe·​nyl·​amine | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌfe-nᵊl-ə-ˈmēn How to pronounce diphenylamine (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diphenylamine. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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diphenylamine

noun
di·​phe·​nyl·​amine | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌfen-ᵊl-ə-ˈmēn How to pronounce diphenylamine (audio) , -ˌfēn- How to pronounce diphenylamine (audio) , -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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