carbolic acid

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car·bol·ic acid

 (kär-bŏl′ĭk)
n.
See phenol.

carbolic acid

(kɑːˈbɒlɪk) or

carbolic

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for phenol, esp when it is used as an antiseptic or disinfectant
[C19: carbolic, from carbo- + -ol1 + -ic]

phe•nol

(ˈfi nɔl, -nɒl)

n.
1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous substance, C6H5OH, used chiefly as a disinfectant, as an antiseptic, and in organic synthesis.
2. any analogous hydroxyl derivative of benzene.
[1850–55]
phe•no•lic (fɪˈnoʊ lɪk, -ˈnɒl ɪk) adj.

car·bol·ic acid

(kär-bŏl′ĭk)
See phenol.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbolic acid - a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
Translations

carbolic acid

nKarbolsäure f

carbolic acid

[kɑːˈbɒlɪkˈæsɪd] nacido fenico, fenolo