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n.1.(Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, C6H3.CH3.(OH)2, which is obtained from certain lichens (Roccella, Lecanora, etc.), also from extract of aloes, and artificially from certain derivatives of toluene. It changes readily into orcein.
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ypek TE-rktan Kaynak won the best actress award for her role in director Ramin Matin's sophomore feature "Kusursuzlar" (The Impeccables), while Serdar Orcin was named best actor for his portrayal of a Turkish soldier in Alphan EE-eli's debut feature "Eve DE[micro]nE-E-: SarykamyE- 1915" (The Long Way Home).
However, Aras, Orcin, Ozan, and Semin (2007) found that male university students disapproved of premarital sex for both sexes.