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quin•o•line



Pronunciation: (kwin'l-ēn", -in), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, liquid, water-immiscible, nitrogenous base, C9H7N, having a disagreeable odor, occurring in coal tar, and usually prepared by oxidizing a mixture of glycerol and aniline: used as a solvent and reagent and to make dyes. Also called leucoline.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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