toluene

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Chemical structure of toluene

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From German Toluin, from Tolu where it was first distilled.

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toluene ‎(countable and uncountable, plural toluenes)

  1. (organic chemistry) A colourless, inflammable liquid hydrocarbon, methylbenzene, CH3.C6H5, used as a solvent, in high-octane fuels and in the production of many chemical compounds.

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toluene m ‎(plural tolueni)

  1. (organic chemistry) toluene