carbazole

carbazole

[kahr-buh-zohl]
noun
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:
1885–90; carb- + az- + -ole

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

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