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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.
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(Chemistry) a 40 per cent solution of formaldehyde in water, used as a disinfectant, preservative for biological specimens, etc
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for•ma•lin(ˈfɔr mə lɪn)
a clear, colorless, aqueous solution of 40 percent formaldehyde.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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formalinformaline [ˈfɔːməlɪn] N → formalina f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Formalin® nt
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formalin[ˈfɔːməlɪn] n → formalina
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formalinn formol m
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