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Definition of "benzol" [benzol]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "benzol" in a sentence
  • "Benzoline is not the same as benzene or benzol, which is one of the products of the dry distillation of coal."
  • "Commercially, benzene is often known as "benzol" or "benzole"; but it would be generally advantageous if those latter words were only used to mean imperfectly rectified benzene, _i. e._, mixtures of benzene with toluene, &c., such as are more explicitly understood by the terms "90. s benzol" and "50. s benzol.""
  • "In NYC the Mont Blanc was loaded with (amongst other things) benzol, 544,000 kilograms of highly explosive picric acid, and 226,797 kilograms of TNT."