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phenolic

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adjective phe·no·lic \ fi-ˈnō-lik , -ˈnä- \

Definition of phenolic

1 a :of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a phenol
b :containing or derived from a phenol
2 :of, relating to, or being a phenolic

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First Known Use of phenolic

circa 1872


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phenolic

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Definition of phenolic

1 :a usually thermosetting resin or plastic made by condensation of a phenol with an aldehyde and used especially for molding and insulating and in coatings and adhesives called also phenolic resin
2 :phenol 2

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First Known Use of phenolic

1926


Medical Dictionary

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phenolic

adjective phe·no·lic \ fi-ˈnō-lik, -ˈnäl-ik \

medical Definition of phenolic

:of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a phenol; also :containing or derived from a phenol

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phenolic

noun

medical Definition of phenolic

:phenol 2

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