Definitions of benzene

  1. a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. A liquid which evaporates quickly and is very easily set on fire, obtained commercially from coal-tar, and used in gas, in the manufacture of dyes, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A colorless, inflammable liquid obtained chiefly from coal - tar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for benzene

  1. Benzoline is not the same as benzene or benzol, which is one of the products of the dry distillation of coal. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson