Definition of carbolic soap in English:

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carbolic soap

Pronunciation: /kärˈbälik ˈsōp/


Disinfectant soap containing phenol.
Example sentences
  • The implements of Vera's illegal trade are a syringe, carbolic soap, a cheese grater and some disinfectant.
  • Her world was ordered properly, leaving her nicely settled in her old age, free to sit comfortably through the long afternoons in a wholesome air of carbolic soap and lavender polish.
  • It would free us up time to get on with scrubbing ourselves with carbolic soap…

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Syllabification: car·bol·ic soap

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