aniline: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (an'l-in, -īn"), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda colorless, oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, CHNH, usually derived from nitrobenzene by reduction: used chiefly in the synthesis of dyes and drugs.
  1. pertaining to or derived from aniline: aniline colors.
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