triphenylmethane

noun tri·phe·nyl·meth·ane \ ˌtrī-ˌfe-nᵊl-ˈme-ˌthān , -ˌfē- \

Definition of triphenylmethane

: a crystalline hydrocarbon CH(C6H5)3 that is the parent compound of many dyes

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triphenylmethane

noun tri·phe·nyl·meth·ane \ ˌtrī-ˌfen-ᵊl-ˈmeth-ˌān, -ˌfēn- \

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: a crystalline hydrocarbon CH(C6H5)3 that is the parent compound of many dyes

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