benzol

[ ben-zawl, -zol ]
/ ˈbɛn zɔl, -zɒl /

noun Chemistry.

(no longer in technical use) benzene.

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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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