Definition of Pyrocatechol

1. Noun. (organic compound) A dihydric phenol, benzene-1,2-diol, present in some tars. ¹



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Definition of Pyrocatechol

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrocatechol

pyroantimonic
pyroantimonic acid
pyroarsenate
pyroarsenates
pyroarsenic
pyroarsenic acid
pyroaurite
pyrobelonite
pyroborate
pyroborates
pyroboric
pyroboric acid
pyrocarbonate
pyrocarbonates
pyrocatechin
pyrocatechol (current term)
pyrocatechols
pyrocellulose
pyroceram
pyrocerams
pyrochemical
pyrochemical process
pyrochemically
pyrochemistry
pyrochlore
pyrochlores
pyrochloric
pyrochroite
pyrocitric
pyroclast

Literary usage of Pyrocatechol

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1. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1917)
"... caustic potash or other chemical treatment; and upon their occurrence is based the chemical classification of the tannins. pyrocatechol, CATECHOL OR ..."

2. Disinfection and Disinfectants: Together with an Account of the Chemical by Samuel Rideal (1895)
"Afterwards it is well to evaporate rapidly 100 grms. of water, either pure or acidulated with acetic or hydrochloric acid. pyrocatechol or ..."

3. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Ansch├╝tz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"Higher homologues of pyrocatechol have been obtained by treating pyrocatechol with aliphatic alcohols and zinc chloride (B. 28, R. 312; 1). P. 78882). ..."

4. Organic Chemistry: Or : Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds by Victor von Richter (1922)
"By the replacement of both hydroxyl hydrogen atoms of pyrocatechol, cyclic esters ... Higher homologues of pyrocatechol have been obtained by treating ..."

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