Definition of Cresylic

1. a. Pertaining to, or derived from, cresol, creosote, etc.



Definition of Cresylic

1. pertaining to cresol [adj] - See also: cresol

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cresylic

crestie
cresties
cresting
crestings
crestless
crestless wave
creston
crestons
crests
crests of nail bed
cresyl
cresyl blue
cresyl echt
cresyl violet acetate
cresylate
cresylic (current term)
cresylic acid
cresyls
creta
cretaceously
cretan dittany
crete dittany
cretic
cretics
cretinise
cretinised
cretinises
cretinising

Literary usage of Cresylic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"cresylic alcohol is decomposed by repeated distillation, a portion being apparently ... cresylic alcohol is slightly soluble in water, and mixes in all ..."

2. A Manual of Public Health by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1890)
"The cresylic and carbolic acids are dissolved by the alkaline liquid, ... If it is required to ascertain the relative mixtures of cresylic and carbolic ..."

3. American Trade-mark Cases Decided by the Courts of the United States: Both by Benjamin Price, Arthur Steuart (1887)
"Whether among chemists and scientific people this distinctive cresylic acid is regarded ... This article known in commerce as "cresylic acid" is one of the ..."

4. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1900)
"cresylic ACID FROM COAL TAR.—The three isomeric cresols are stated by Sch u 1 ze to exist in gas-tar approximately in the proportions of 35 per cent. of ..."

5. Coal-tar and Ammonia by Georg Lunge (1887)
"The non-crystallizing, higher-boiling portions of the phenols are usually sold as " liquid carbolic acid " or " cresylic acid." The latter can be obtained ..."

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