toluidine

noun

to·​lu·​i·​dine tə-ˈlü-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce toluidine (audio)
: any of three isomeric amino derivatives of toluene C7H9N that are analogous to aniline and are used as dye intermediates

Examples of toluidine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Goodyear shipped both specimens to a lab to measure the amount of a chemical called ortho-toluidine. Sharon Lerner, ProPublica, 15 Dec. 2022 And Goodyear, which uses ortho-toluidine to make its tires pliable, has been monitoring the air for traces of the chemical since 1976. Sharon Lerner, ProPublica, 15 Dec. 2022 DuPont, which had supplied ortho-toluidine to the Goodyear plant since 1957, had just that kind of information back in 1993. Sharon Lerner, ProPublica, 15 Dec. 2022 Names like toluidine toner, byaku gunjo, madder lake, maple soot, and dragon’s blood (speaking of Hogwarts) are as beautiful as the pigments that bear them. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toluidine was in 1850

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“Toluidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toluidine. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

toluidine

noun
to·​lu·​idine tə-ˈlü-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce toluidine (audio)
: any of three isomeric amino derivatives of toluene C7H9N that are analogous to aniline and are used as dye intermediates

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