Definición de toluene en inglés:

toluene

Silabificación: tol·u·ene
Pronunciación: /ˈtälyo͞oˌēn
 
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sustantivo

Chemistry
A colorless liquid hydrocarbon present in coal tar and petroleum and used as a solvent and in organic synthesis.
  • Alternative name: methylbenzene; chemical formula: C6H5CH3
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The raw materials for today's dyes are mainly aromatic hydrocarbons: benzene, toluene, naphthalene, anthracene, pyrene, and others.
  • In combination with nitric acid, toluene gives trinitrotoluene.
  • The powdered bark can also be treated with solvents, such as toluene, or amyl alcohol to extract the quinine.

Origen

late 19th century: from tolu + -ene.

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Pronunciación: ˈdɪs(ə)nənt
adjective
lacking harmony