Definition of methylbenzene in English:


Line breaks: methyl|ben¦zene
Pronunciation: /ˌmiːθʌɪlˈbɛnziːn
, ˌmɛθ-, -θɪl-/


Systematic chemical name for toluene.
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  • For example if hydrogen chloride is dissolved in an organic compound such as methylbenzene no acidic properties are shown, unlike when it is dissolved in water.
  • Like any other hydrocarbons, benzene and methylbenzene burn in a plentiful supply of oxygen to give carbon dioxide and water.
  • Toluene (methylbenzene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon natural product of diagenic origin and an important commercial chemical.

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