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Definition of "xylol" []

  • Variant of xylene. (noun)

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 "xylol" in a sentence
  • "That's why I dont understand Rothko or David Foster Wallace or take your pick - the only time I felt that bad was when I think I had a head full of tolulol or xylol and was eating bagels coffee and beer."
  • "It is well known that in coal-tar is found a series of ammonia-like bases, aniline or amido-benzol, toluidine or amido-toluol, and xylidine or amido-xylol, which are utilized practically in the manufacture of the so-called aniline dye-colors."
  • "Transfer the sections in turn to a capsule containing absolute alcohol (to dehydrate) and to one containing xylol or oil of cloves (to clear)."