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Phenolic is an adjective and a substantive (noun) that may apply to :

  • Phenol (or carbolic acid), a colorless crystalline solid and aromatic compound
  • Phenols, a class of chemical compounds that include phenol
  • Phenolic content in wine
  • Phenolic paper, a type of cardboard used for printed circuit boards
  • Phenolic resin, a type of synthetic polymer
  • Phenolic taint, a wine fault due to 4-vinylphenol formation by Brettanomyces bruxellensis
  • Polyphenols, non-polymeric phytochemical compounds containing multiple phenol substructures

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