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banana oil[bə′nan·ə ‚ȯil]
A solution of nitrocellulose in amyl acetate having a bananalike odor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
amyl acetate, banana oil
A solvent for lacquers and paints; has a strong banana-like odor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.