anthraquinone

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an·thra·qui·none

 (ăn′thrə-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′)
n.
A yellow crystalline derivative of anthracene, C14H8O2, that is insoluble in water and used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

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anthraquinone

(ˌænθrəkwɪˈnəʊn; -ˈkwɪnəʊn)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a yellow crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes, esp anthraquinone dyes, which have excellent colour properties. Formula: C6H4(CO)2C6H4
2. (Dyeing) a yellow crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes, esp anthraquinone dyes, which have excellent colour properties. Formula: C6H4(CO)2C6H4
[C19: anthra(cene) + quinone]
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an•thra•qui•none

(ˌæn θrə kwəˈnoʊn, -ˈkwi noʊn, -ˈkwɪn oʊn)

n.
a yellow, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C14H8O2: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
[1880–85; anthra (cene) + quinone]
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