Origin of toluene
Examples from the Web for toluene
Toluene, alcohol, and chloroform all dissolve atropine readily.
Besides a cymene and a toluene, which have already been shown to exist in rosin spirit, metaxylene was found to be present.
From benzene and toluene alone about forty distinct colouring-matters of the rosaniline group are sent into commerce.Coal|Raphael Meldola
It is excreted when many aromatic compounds, such as benzoic acid and toluene, are taken internally.
A solution of hydrogen chloride in a poorly ionizing medium, like benzene or toluene, is an extremely poor conductor.
Word Origin for toluene
colorless liquid hydrocarbon, 1871, from German toluin (Berzelius, 1842), from Tolu, place in Colombia (now Santiago de Tolu) from which balsam of Tolu was obtained from the bark of certain trees. The chemical so called because it was first distilled from balsam of Tolu.