hydroquinone(redirected from 1,4-benzenediol)
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hy·dro·qui·none(hī′drō-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′) also hy·dro·quin·ol (-kwĭn′ôl′, -ōl′)
A white crystalline phenol, C6H6O2, used as an antioxidant, photographic developer, stabilizer, and reagent.
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(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline soluble phenol used as a photographic developer; 1,4-dihydroxybenzene. Formula: C6H4(OH)2. Also called: quinol
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hy•dro•qui•none(ˌhaɪ droʊ kwɪˈnoʊn, -drəˈkwɪn oʊn)
also hy•dro•quin•ol(-ˈkwɪn ɔl, -ɒl)
a white crystalline compound, C6H6O2, formed by the reduction of quinone, used chiefly in photography and to inhibit autoxidation reactions.
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