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toluol

[tol-yoo-ohl, -awl] /ˈtɒl yuˌoʊl, -ˌɔl/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
2.
the commercial form of toluene.
Origin of toluol
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; tolu + -ol2
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  • The paraffin must be removed by toluol before proceeding further.

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  • The toluol was used mostly in the manufacture of trinitrotoluol for use in Europe.

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  • Iodine-eosine is a red compound easily soluble in water, which is not soluble in ether, chloroform, or toluol.

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  • From these sources the monthly production of toluol in 1920 would have been increased by 600,000 pounds a month.

British Dictionary definitions for toluol

toluol

/ˈtɒljʊˌɒl/
noun
1.
another name for toluene
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