xanthene dye

xan·thene dye
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zan-theen dahy]
    • /ˈzæn θin daɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zan-theen dahy]
    • /ˈzæn θin daɪ/

Definitions of xanthene dye words

  • noun xanthene dye any of a group of dyes having a molecular structure related to that of xanthene in which the aromatic (C 6 H 4) groups are the chromophore. 1
  • noun xanthene dye any of various dyes that contain the xanthene ring structure in their molecules 0
  • noun xanthene dye Any of a group of brilliant fluorescent yellow to pink to bluish red dyes characterized by the presence of the xanthene nucleus, known sometimes in colorless as well as colored forms, and used chiefly in dyeing textile fibers, in coloring paper, in producing fluorescent effects, and as organic pigments. 0

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Origin of xanthene dye

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30

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xanthene dye popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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