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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crystalline phenol obtained from various resins.

Usage examples (19)
  • resorcinol-FORMALDEHYDE: This is a mixture of resorcinol, antiseptic phenol derived from benzene and formaldehyde.
  • More specifically, Jens Eichler got himself some sheets of beech plywood, along with a strong glue (phenol-resorcinol) and some power tools.
  • The condensation product -- prepared as described for resorcinol, but requiring higher temperature -- is a brick-red powder, insoluble in water.
  • Reflex is a semi-permenant hair colourant that is perfect for subtle experimenting as it lasts up to four weeks and is free from ammonia, resorcinol, peroxide and... for more
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