Benzol



(no longer in technical use) benzene.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6 Various
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall
The Preservation of Antiquities Friedrich Rathgen
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885 Various
World’s War Events, Volume III Various
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

noun
a crude form of benzene, containing toluene, xylene, and other hydrocarbons, obtained from coal tar or coal gas and used as a fuel
an obsolete name for benzene

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