acridine

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ac·ri·dine

 (ăk′rĭ-dēn′)
n.
A coal tar derivative, C13H9N, that has an irritating odor, used in the manufacture of dyes and synthetics.

acridine

(ˈækrɪˌdiːn) or

acridin

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes. Formula: C13H9N

ac•ri•dine

(ˈæk rɪˌdin, -dɪn)

n.
a colorless, crystalline solid, C13H9N, used esp. in the synthesis of dyes and drugs.
[1875–80]
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