methylbenzene

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n methylbenzene a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels
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Usage

In literature:

Toluene or mono-methylbenzene results from the pyrocondensation of a mixture of acetylene and allylene.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
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