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phenylene

[ fen-l-een, feen- ]

adjective

, Chemistry.
  1. containing a phenylene group.


phenylene

/ fĕnə-lēn′,fēnə- /

  1. The radical C 6 H 4 , derived from benzene by removal of two hydrogen atoms.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of phenylene1

First recorded in 1885–90; phenyl + -ene

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Example Sentences

After dyeing, diazotise and develop with phenylene diamine as described above.

They may even be diazotised and developed with beta-naphthol and phenylene diamine.

Phenylene diamine can be used with the addition to the developing bath of acetic acid or soda.

The next step in the oxidation of the para-phenylene-diamine is the formation of what is called Bandrowskis base.

Glauber's salt, then diazotised and develop with phenylene diamine.

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phenyldiethanolaminephenylene group