[meth-uh l-sahy-kluh-hek-suh-nawl, -nol] /ˌmɛθ əlˌsaɪ kləˈhɛk səˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl/

noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, aromatic, viscous liquid mixture, chiefly of the ortho and para forms of CH 3 C 6 H 1 0 OH, derived from cresol by hydrogenation: used chiefly as a solvent for rubber, cellulose, esters, and phenols.


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