cresylic acid


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cresylic acid

n.
Any of a number of mixtures of several acids that are derived from petroleum and coal tar, boil above 204°C, contain varying amounts of cresols and other phenols, and are used in resins, disinfectants, solvents, and electrical insulation.
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