variants or less commonly nitraniline
(ˈ)nī‧¦tranᵊlə̇n sometimes -ˌīn or -ˌēn
: a nitro derivative of aniline: such as
: the bright yellow crystalline para mono derivative H2NC6H4NO2 made usually from para -nitro-chlorobenzene by reaction with ammonia or from acetanilide by nitration and hydrolysis and used chiefly as an intermediate for azo and azoic dyes
: the orange-yellow crystalline ortho isomer made similarly to the para derivative
: the yellow crystalline meta isomer made usually from meta -dinitrobenzene by partial reduction and used chiefly as a dye intermediate

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + aniline

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