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Synonyms for phenol
ˈfi nɔl, -nɒlphe·nol

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  1. phenolnoun

    Synonyms:
    hydroxybenzene, benzenol

  2. phenolnoun

    A caustic, poisonous, white crystalline compound, CHOH, derived from benzene and used in resins, plastics, and pharmaceuticals and in dilute form as a disinfectant and antiseptic; once called carbolic acid.

    Synonyms:
    benzenol, hydroxybenzene

  3. phenolnoun

    Any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring.

    Synonyms:
    hydroxybenzene, benzenol

  4. phenolnoun

    Synonyms:
    carbolic acid

Princeton's WordNet

  1. phenolnoun

    any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups

    Synonyms:
    carbolic acid, phenylic acid, oxybenzene, hydroxybenzene

  2. carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acidnoun

    a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally

    Synonyms:
    carbolic acid, phenylic acid, oxybenzene, hydroxybenzene

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