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carbolic acidnoun [U]

uk   /kɑːˌbɒl.ɪkˈæs.ɪd/  us   /kɑːrˌbɑː.lɪk-/
a ​liquid that ​destroysbacteria, and is used for ​cleaninginjuries or ​surfaces to ​preventdisease
(Definition of carbolic acid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carbolic acid”
in Chinese (Simplified) 石炭酸,苯酚(用作杀菌剂)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 石碳酸,苯酚(用作殺菌劑)…
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