Definition of nujol in English:

nujol

Pronunciation /ˈn(y)o͞oˌjôl/ /-ˌjäl/ /ˌnjuˈdʒɔl/

noun

  • A paraffin oil used as an emulsifying agent in pharmacy and for making mulls in infrared spectroscopy.

Origin

Early 20th century perhaps from New J(ersey), site of the original manufacturing company, + Latin oleum ‘oil’.

Pronunciation

nujol

/ˈn(y)o͞oˌjôl/ /-ˌjäl/ /ˌnjuˈdʒɔl/