carbolic acid


carbolic acid
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Carbolic acid or carbolic is a liquid that is used as a disinfectant and antiseptic.

Carbolic acid is usually used for cleaning...

She was ordered to scrub herself with carbolic soap in cold water.


English dictionary. 2008.