triphenylamine

noun

tri·​phenyl·​amine
(¦)trī¦fenᵊl,
-fēn-+
: a crystalline tertiary amine (C6H5)3N that is practically neutral and that is made from diphenylamine, iodobenzene, and copper powder and in other ways

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary triphenyl- + amine

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“Triphenylamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triphenylamine. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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