It dissolves in 20 parts of boiling alcohol, in 100 parts of cold alcohol and in twice its weight of benzin.
The stains it may make readily disappear on immersion in kerosene or benzin.
For this reason the compound was named “benzin” by Mitscherlich, which name was changed into “benzol” by Liebig.
benzine (benzin) is a light-boiling petroleum distillate, lighter than lamp oil, and with a varying boiling-point.
Why, just the smell of benzin on a suit you've had out to the cleaners will give 'em the dream, if you throw your chest out right.
It is soluble in alcohol, ether and chloroform, slightly soluble in sulphuret of carbon, insoluble in turpentine or benzin.
benzine ben·zine (běn'zēn', běn-zēn') or ben·zin (běn'zĭn)
A colorless, flammable, liquid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained in distilling petroleum, used in cleaning and dyeing and as a motor fuel; naphtha. Also called petroleum benzin.