Quinoline definitions

kwĭn'ə-lēn', -lĭn
An aromatic organic base, C9 H7 N, having a pungent tarlike odor, synthesized or obtained from coal tar, and used as a food preservative and in making antiseptics, drugs, and dyes.
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A colorless, liquid compound, C9H7N, obtained by the destructive distillation of bones, coal tar, and various alkaloids, or by synthesis: it is used in making antiseptics, dyes, etc. and as a solvent.
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Any of various derivatives of quinoline.
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An aromatic organic base, C9 H7 N, having a pungent tarlike odor, synthesized or obtained from coal tar, and used as a food preservative and in making antiseptics, drugs, and dyes.
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An aromatic organic liquid having a pungent, tarlike odor. Quinoline is a base and is obtained from coal tar or is synthesized. It is used as a food preservative and in making antiseptics and dyes. Chemical formula: C9H7N.
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(organic chemistry) Any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a benzene ring fused with a pyridine ring; especially the simplest such compound, C9H7N.
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