diphenylamine

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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

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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

: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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