Cumene

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cumene (Chem) A colorless oily hydrocarbon, C6H5.C3H7, obtained by the distillation of cuminic acid; -- called also cumol.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cumene Same as cumol.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Cumin

Usage

In literature:

And yif oni other onie cumen her onyenes, we willen and hoaten th{ae}t alle ure treowe heom healden deadliche ifoan.
"English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day" by Walter W. Skeat
And gif oni ether onie cumen her ongenes, we willen & heaten, thaet alle ure treowe heom healden deadlichistan.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Cumen Cumenora Cumnor Berks.
"Surnames as a Science" by Robert Ferguson
Efne her is cumen an draca the me sceal forswelgan, ac he ne maeg for eower andwerdnysse.
"The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church" by Ælfric
C. When heated with phosphorus pentoxide it yields acetone, water and some pseudo-cumene.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
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