Definition of methylbenzene in English:

methylbenzene

Syllabification: meth·yl·ben·zene
Pronunciation: /ˌmeTHəlˈbenˌzēn
 
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noun

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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