• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Durene (Chem) A colorless, crystalline, aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H2(CH3)4, off artificial production, with an odor like camphor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n durene A colorless compound found in coal-tar oil and prepared by the action of methyl chlorid on toluene in the presence of aluminium chlorid; 1, 2, 4, 5-tetramethyl benzene. It has an odor resembling that of camphor, crystallizes in leaves, melts at 79–80° C., and boils at 193–195° C.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. durus, hard; -- so called because solid at ordinary temperatures.]


In literature:

Voltaire, I do believe Van Duren costs you more trouble and pains than you had with HENRI QUATRE.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XI. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Friedrich Takes the Reins in Hand--June-December, 1740" by Thomas Carlyle

In news:

Brendan Sullivan Misty Duren an operator of Corn Dawgs Corn Maze, tours the Tribute to Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones corn maze in Loganville on Thursday.
M-real said that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a partial divestment of its Reflex specialty paper mill in Duren, Germany to Metsa Tissue for approximately EUR 10 million.
Big fish of the week was caught by Russell Van Duren of Fremont, who nailed a 9.11-pound trout trolling with a Little Cleo.
Duren leads 4 La Salle scores in double figures in a 64-51 victory over Hartford .
Duren says she hopes to hear from Chipper Jones himself.
Theda Marguerite (McLaughlin) Duren, 86, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, Nov 7.
Colby Duren, Office Manager, Native American Rights Fund, 1514 P Street (Rear), Suite D. Eastern Washington University.
Duren's 20 points propel La Salle past Rider 63-52.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.—Tyreek Duren scored 20 points and Ramon Galloway had 17 to lead La Salle to a 63-52 victory over Rider on Thursday night.
The Explorers, behind Tyreek Duren's 15 points, never trailed and beat Hartford, 64-51.
He wed Rita Duren in Big Spring, Texas, on Aug 4, 1943.
Duren's Jewel Shop owner Russ Duren looks out the front window from behind the jewelry counter of his shop Friday morning.

In science:

Duren, Univalent Functions, Springer-Verlag New York Inc. (1983). D.
Generic Pseudogroups on (C,0) and the Topology of Leaves
Deze ontploffing produceert een heel felle flits, die wel een paar weken kan duren (zie figuur 4).
Radio Pulsars
Michael D¨uren Physikalisches Institut, Universit¨at Erlangen-N¨urnberg, 91058 Erlangen, Germany E-mail: Michael.
Polarized lepton nucleon scattering - summary of the experimental spin sessions at DIS 99
Duren, Theory of H p spaces, Academic Press, 1970.
A strong uniqueness theorem for planar vector fields
Duren, Harmonic Mappings in the Plane, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U ˙K˙, 2004. 10. M.
Univalence Criteria for Lifts of Harmonic Mappings to Minimal Surfaces