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for·ma·lin

 (fôr′mə-lĭn)
n.
An aqueous solution of formaldehyde that is 37 percent by weight, usually also containing 10 to 15 percent methanol to prevent polymerization of the formaldehyde.

[Originally a trademark.]

formalin

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formaline

or

formol

n
(Chemistry) a 40 per cent solution of formaldehyde in water, used as a disinfectant, preservative for biological specimens, etc

for•ma•lin

(ˈfɔr mə lɪn)

n.
a clear, colorless, aqueous solution of 40 percent formaldehyde.
[1893; formal(dehyde) + -in1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.formalin - a 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Translations

formalin

formaline [ˈfɔːməlɪn] Nformalina f

formalin(e)

nFormalin® nt

formalin

[ˈfɔːməlɪn] nformalina

formalin

n formol m