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ortho-xylene

[ awr-thoh-zahy-leen ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊˈzaɪ lin /
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noun
Chemistry. a clear, colorless, poisonous, flammable liquid, C8H10, the ortho isomer of xylene: used chiefly in the synthesis of phthalic anhydride.
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