benzol

[ ben-zawl, -zol ]
/ ˈbɛn zɔl, -zɒl /
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noun Chemistry.

(no longer in technical use) benzene.

Nearby words

  1. benzofuran,
  2. benzoglyoxaline,
  3. benzoic,
  4. benzoic acid,
  5. benzoin,
  6. benzonatate,
  7. benzonitrile,
  8. benzophenone,
  9. benzopyrene,
  10. benzoquinone

Origin of benzol


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British Dictionary definitions for benzol

benzol

benzole

/ (ˈbɛnzɒl) /

noun

a crude form of benzene, containing toluene, xylene, and other hydrocarbons, obtained from coal tar or coal gas and used as a fuel
an obsolete name for benzene
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