aniline aniline  /ˈæ nə ˌlin/


  • (n) oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines



  1. Benzene, nitrobenzene and aniline, used to produce explosives, fungicides, dyes and shoe polish, are nasty substances to have in a river.
  2. According to Chinese media reports, the plant produced aniline, which is used to make dye, fungicide and shoe polish.
  3. But aniline-dyed patients seldom die of infections, even if two-thirds of their skin is burned away.


  • Holland Twp. drivers want road changes

    There have been two serious crashes at the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Aniline Avenue in Holland Township in less than a week.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids

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