Definition of Diphenylamine

1. Noun. (chemistry) an aromatic amine, (C6H5)2NH, used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, explosives, pesticides, fungicides and pharmaceuticals ¹



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Definition of Diphenylamine

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Diphenylamine

1. In humans it may be irritating to mucous membranes. Methemoglobinaemia has been produced experimentally. In veterinary use, it is one of active ingredients in topical agents for prevention and treatment of screwworm infestation. An indicator in tests for nitrate poisoning. Chemical name: Benzenamine, N-phenyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diphenylamine

diphenanthrene
diphenhydramine
diphenhydramine hydrochloride
diphenhydramines
diphenidol
diphenol
diphenol oxidase
diphenoloxidase
diphenols
diphenoxylate
diphenoxylate hydrochloride
diphenyl
diphenyl ether hydroxylase
diphenylacetylene
diphenylacetylenes
diphenylamine (current term)
diphenylamines
diphenylbutyl piperidine
diphenylbutylpiperidine
diphenylbutylpiperidines
diphenylcarbazide
diphenylchlorarsine
diphenylcyanoarsine
diphenylcyclopropenone
diphenyldichloromethane
diphenylene
diphenylenimine
diphenylethylene
diphenylethylenes
diphenylhexatriene

Literary usage of Diphenylamine

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1. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"A solution of diphenylamine in concentrated H2S04 is coloured an ... When diphenylamine is heated with formic acid and zinc chloride, it yields acridine. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"It is used in the manufacture of diphenylamine blue, diphenylamine orange, and aurantia ... diphenylamine has also been prepared by Uie action of aniline on ..."

3. Organic Chemistry by William Henry Perkin (1907)
"426), diphenylamine and Triphenylamine. The hydrogen atoms of the ... diphenylamine is most conveniently prepared by heating aniline hydrochloride with ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1910)
"diphenylamine orange is the sodium salt of this acid. PHENOLS, OR HYDROXYL DERIVATIVES OF BENZENE, ETC. The hydroxyl derivatives of the paraffins are called ..."

5. Indicators and Test-papers: Their Source, Preparation, Application, and by Alfred Isaac Cohn (1902)
"Preparation: diphenylamine is obtained by the dry distillation of ... aniline to 240° C. Properties: diphenylamine occurs as a grayish, crystalline mass, ..."

6. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner, Ferdinand Fischer (1904)
"In this manner the yield of diphenylamine is 50 per cent, of the weight of the aniline used. The mass taken out of the autoclave is treated with strong ..."

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