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naph•tha•lene



Pronunciation: (naf'thu-lēn", nap'-), [key]
n. Chem.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble hydrocarbon, C10H8, usually obtained from coal tar: used in making dyes, as a moth repellant, etc. Also,naph'tha•line",naph•tha•linPronunciation: (naf'thu-lin, nap'-). [key]

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