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 (krē′sôl′, -sŏl′, -sōl′)
Any of three isomeric phenols, C7H8O, used in resins and as a disinfectant.

[Alteration of creosol.]


(Elements & Compounds) an aromatic compound derived from phenol, existing in three isomeric forms: found in coal tar and creosote and used in making synthetic resins and as an antiseptic and disinfectant; hydroxytoluene. Formula: C6H4(CH3)OH. Also called: cresylic acid Systematic name: methylphenol


(ˈkri sɔl, -sɒl)

any of three isomers of the compound C7H8O, usu. derived from coal tar and wood tar, and used chiefly as a disinfectant.
[1860–65; cres- (irreg. from creosote) + -ol2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cresol - any of three poisonous colorless isomeric phenols; derived from coal or wood tar; used as a disinfectant
Lysol - a clear oily brown solution of cresols in soap; used as an antiseptic and disinfectant
phenol - any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups
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Rohm and Haas Company has received a patent for a method for making a coating having a low gloss finish comprised of disposing a layer of a coating powder onto a substrate, wherein the coating powder comprises one or more than one cationic curable resin chosen from aromatic epoxides, polyglycidyl compounds having an aromatic structure, epoxy novolac resins, epoxy cresol resins, vinyl ethers, oxetanes, oxolanes, cyclic acetals, thiiranes, thiotanes, and combinations thereof; one or more cationic photoinitiator; one or more free radical curable resin; and one or more free radical photoinitiator.
25 units of Taq DNA polymerase (Promega, Madison, WI), 20-40 ng of DNA, and cresol red loading buffer (final concentration 2% sucrose and 0.