Meaning of naphthylamine in English:

naphthylamine

(also naphthylamin, naphtylamine, napthylamine)

noun

Chemistry
  • Either of two isomeric crystalline amines, C ₁₀ H ₇ NH ₂, derived from naphthalene and used in the manufacture of certain dyes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From naphthyl + amine.

Pronunciation

naphthylamine

/nafˈθʌɪləmiːn/ /napˈθʌɪləmiːn/