phenol red

noun

Definition of phenol red

: a red crystalline compound C19H14O5S used especially as an acid-base indicator

First Known Use of phenol red

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of phenol red was in 1916

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“Phenol red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenol%20red. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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