an·i·line /ˈænḷən/ 名詞
An·i·line n. Chem. An organic base belonging to the phenylamines. It may be regarded as ammonia in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced by the radical phenyl. It is a colorless, oily liquid, originally obtained from indigo by distillation, but now largely manufactured from coal tar or nitrobenzene as a base from which many brilliant dyes are made.
An·i·line, a. Made from, or of the nature of, aniline.
n : oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and
used to make dyes and plastics and medicines [syn: aniline
oil, aminobenzine, phenylamine]