any of three bivalent, isomeric groups having the formula –C6H4–, derived from benzene by the removal of two hydrogen atoms.
Why Are Singing Groups Called “Glee Clubs”?These infamously chipper singing groups are called glee because the melding of voices makes everyone happy, right? Actually, joy has little to do with it.
Also called phenylene radical.
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