Definition of Naphthalenes

1. Noun. (plural of naphthalene) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Naphthalenes

1. naphthalene [n] - See also: naphthalene

Medical Definition of Naphthalenes

1. Two-ring crystalline hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar. They are used as intermediates in chemical synthesis, as insect repellents, fungicides, lubricants, preservatives, and, formerly, as topical antiseptics. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Naphthalenes

naphew
naphtha
naphthacene
naphthacenes
naphthalate
naphthalates
naphthaldehyde
naphthaldehydes
naphthalene
naphthalene acetic acid
naphthalene dioxygenase
naphthalene poisoning
naphthaleneacetic
naphthaleneacetic acid
naphthaleneacetic acids
naphthalenes (current term)
naphthalenesulfonate
naphthalenesulfonates
naphthalenesulphonate
naphthalenesulphonates
naphthalenic
naphthalenol
naphthalic
naphthalic acid
naphthalic acids
naphthalidine
naphthalin
naphthaline
naphthalize
naphthalized

Literary usage of Naphthalenes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds; Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1885)
"Homologous naphthalenes result from the two brom-naphthalenes by the action of ... The methylated naphthalenes occur in coal-tar. Dimethyl-naphthalene, C10H ..."

2. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"See p. 392 for the naphthalene oxidation products. Naphthalene Homologues.—The methylated naphthalenes are present in coal-tar. ..."

3. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"Homologous naphthalenes result from the brom-naphthalenes by the action of ... The methylated naphthalenes are present in coal-tar. n-Methyl-naphthalene. ..."

4. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"Homologous naphthalenes result from the brom-naphthalenes by the action of ... 355)- The methylated naphthalenes are present in coal-tar. ..."

5. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"Nitro naphthalenes The nitro substitution products of naphthalene are easily prepared by the action of nitric acid on the hydrocarbon. ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Naphthalenes on Dictionary.com!Search for Naphthalenes on Thesaurus.com!Search for Naphthalenes on Google!Search for Naphthalenes on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations