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carbazole

[kahr-buh-zohl] /ˈkɑr bəˌzoʊl/
noun
1.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble compound, C 12 H 9 N, usually found along with anthracene in coal tar, or synthesized: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; carb- + az- + -ole
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carbazole

/ˈkɑːbəˌzəʊl/
noun
1.
a colourless insoluble solid obtained from coal tar and used in the production of some dyes. Formula: C12H9N Also called diphenylenimine (daɪˌfiːnaɪˈlɛnɪmiːn)
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