Definition of nitronaphthalene
: either of two yellow crystalline compounds C10H7NO2: a : the alpha or 1-isomer made by direct nitration of naphthalene and used in making alpha-naphthylamine b : the beta or 2-isomer made indirectly (as by nitration of tetrahydronaphthalene followed by dehydrogenation)
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Origin and Etymology of nitronaphthalene
International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + naphthalene
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