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am·i·dol

 (ăm′ĭ-dôl′, -dōl′, -dŏl′)
n.
A colorless crystalline aromatic compound, C6H3(NH2)2OH·2HCl, used as a photographic developer.

[Originally a German trademark.]

Amidol

(ˈæmɪdɒl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) trademark a grey to colourless soluble crystalline solid that is used as a photographic developer; 2,4-diaminophenol dihydrochloride. Formula: C6H3(NH2)2(OH).2HCl
2. (Photography) trademark a grey to colourless soluble crystalline solid that is used as a photographic developer; 2,4-diaminophenol dihydrochloride. Formula: C6H3(NH2)2(OH).2HCl

am•i•dol

(ˈæm ɪˌdɔl, -ˌdɒl)

n.
a colorless, crystalline powder, C6H8N2O∙2HCl, derived from phenol, used chiefly as a photographic developer.
[1890–95; amide + -ol1]
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Types of SPs and AFAs and their components Symbol AFA/SP based on: SP PCP based on polycarboxylate PCE based on polycarboxylic ether AFA a froth breaker based on PDMS/ silicone oil/ hydrophobic silica b froth breaker based on mineral oil or amidol wax c froth breaker based on alcohol derivative of saturated fatty alcohol, mineral oil and PE wax d fiakyl derivative of saturated fatty alcohol/mineral oil/PE and amidol wax e alkoxyl derivative of fatty alcohol, 100% f Polyalcohol Table 3.