carbolic


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carbolic

[kɑːˈbɒlɪk] N (also carbolic acid) → ácido m carbólico or fénico (also carbolic soap) → jabón m con fenol

carbolic

adjKarbol-
n (also carbolic soap)Karbolseife f
References in classic literature ?
There was blood, I saw, in the sink,--brown, and some scarlet--and I smelt the peculiar smell of carbolic acid.
After that he resisted no more, and was washed out and scrubbed out and cleansed out with the hose, a big bristly brush, and much carbolic soap, the lather of which got into and stung his eyes and nose, causing him to weep copiously and sneeze violently.
Sir Launcelot got up steam, he and I loaded up the kettle with unslaked lime and carbolic acid, with a touch of lactic acid added thereto, then filled the thing up with water and inserted the steam-spout under the canopy.
Locking the cow's head in an iron stanchion, he had shed his coat, rolled up his right sleeve almost to the shoulder, washed his hand and arm in a solution of carbolic and hot water, carefully examining them to make sure there was no abrasion of any kind.
I will get soft soap, and monkey soap, and all sorts of soap; and soda and scrubbing brushes; and persian powder; and carbolic to remove the smell.
But now, if you are of my opinion, we have had thrills enough for one day, and had best get back to the surgical box at the camp for some carbolic.
1867: Joseph Lister performed a mastectomy on his sister Isabella using carbolic acid as an antiseptic.
Carbolic soap and reproduction packaging of vintage brands, including Spam, Omo and Pilot Matches all feature in the so-called "rem pods".
Scott was a DJ at the legendary Carbolic Frolic among others and has since carved a niche with his nu disco house sound of Robot 84.
from the Steamie "They've gone to great lengths to see it happen," wisecracked one of us, "One lady remembers the smell of chlorine and carbolic soap in her ruched swimsuits and flowery swimming cap being the 'body' for her soon-to-be hubby's bronze medallion in life-saving there.
They will be using objects such as a picnic basket, carbolic soap, ladies gloves, talcum powder, pipe tobacco, a toolbox and a bread bin - also items such as postcards and photos of Llandudno over the last 70-80 years.
On one of her visits to me she was very late, she had been forced to return home after her previous appointment and explained that she had thrown herself, fully clothed, into a bath of hot water and carbolic soap as she had picked up some 'crawlies'.