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  • n. Any of a series of nitro derivatives of aniline.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of a series of nitro derivatives of aniline; nitroaniline. In general they are yellow crystalline substances.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any one of three compounds, H2NC6H4NO2. They are distinguished as ortho- or 1, 2, or meta- or 1, 3, and para- or 1, 4. They are formed by the action of nitric acid on acetanilide, are crystalline, and melt at 71° C. 114° C. and 147° C. respectively. Also called nitro-anilines.

Etymologies

Blend of nitro and aniline (Wiktionary)

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