- (no longer in technical use) benzene.
Origin of benzol
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It is soluble in bisulphide of carbon, and in benzol, without decomposing.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Benzol rapidly removes the grease stains, and may be advantageously substituted for preparations of soap.
Delicate objects in gypseous alabaster can only be safely cleaned with benzol, or with pure oil of turpentine.
They are all soluble in ether, benzol, and turpentine, and may be mixed with each other in any proportion.
Benzene (Benzol) is the specific coal-tar product which has the formula C6H6.The Preservation of Antiquities
- 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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