phthalic anhydride

phthal′ic anhy′dride
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C8H4O3, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes, alkyd resins, and plasticizers
Etymology: 1850–55

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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