: a crystalline alcohol (C6H5)3COH made by reaction of methyl benzoate or benzophenone with phenyl-magnesium bromide and converted by acetyl chloride or hydrogen chloride into triphenylmethyl chloride compare triphenylmethyl

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International Scientific Vocabulary triphenyl- + carbinol

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“Triphenylcarbinol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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