dioxan

dioxane (daɪˈɒkseɪn)

/ (daɪˈɒksən) /

noun

a colourless insoluble toxic liquid made by heating ethanediol with sulphuric acid; 1,4-diethylene dioxide: used as a solvent, esp for waxes and cellulose acetate resins. Formula: (CH 2) 2 O(CH 2) 2 O

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