Carbolic acid


Carbolic acid
Carbolic acid Car*bol"ic ac"id (k[aum]r*b[o^]l"[i^]k [a^]s"[i^]d), n. [L. carbo coal + oleum oil.] (Chem.) same as {phenol[1]}, ({C6H5.OH}). See {phenol[1]}.

Syn: phenol[1], hydroxybenzene, phenyl hydroxide, phenic acid. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.