from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The para-compound, , prepared by the action of nitrous acid on dimethylaniline. It crystallizes in large green plates and melts at 85° C. It is used in the manufacture of certain dyes.
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(seven grammes), p-nitrosodimethylaniline hydrochloride (five grammes), and alcohol (500 c.c.).