phenanthrene


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phe·nan·threne

 (fə-năn′thrēn′)
n.
A colorless aromatic crystalline hydrocarbon, C14H10, obtained by fractional distillation of coal-tar oils and used in dyes, drugs, and explosives.

phenanthrene

(fɪˈnænθriːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline aromatic compound isomeric with anthracene: used in the manufacture of dyes, drugs, and explosives. Formula: C14H10
[C19: from pheno- + anthracene]
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