Xylol



any of three oily, colorless, water-insoluble, flammable, toxic, isomeric liquids, c 8 h 10 , of the benzene series, obtained mostly from coal tar: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
historical examples

the elements of bacteriological technique john william henry eyre
a manual of clinical diagnosis james campbell todd
handbook of medical entomology william albert riley
the elements of bacteriological technique john william henry eyre
the elements of bacteriological technique john william henry eyre
the elements of bacteriological technique john william henry eyre
handbook of medical entomology william albert riley

noun
another name (not in technical usage) for xylene
noun
an aromatic hydrocarbon existing in three isomeric forms, all three being colourless flammable volatile liquids used as solvents and in the manufacture of synthetic resins, dyes, and insecticides; dimethylbenzene. formula: c6h4(ch3)2 also called xylol
n.
xylene (zī-lēn’, zī’lēn’) also xylol
(zī-lēn’, zī’lēn’)

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