durene definition

  • noun:
    • 1,2,4,5-tetramethylbenzene, an aromatic hydrocarbon utilized as a solvent and in the manufacture of pyromellitic acid.
    • A colorless, crystalline, fragrant hydrocarbon, C6H2(CH3)4, off synthetic manufacturing, with an odor like camphor.
    • A colorless compound found in coal-tar oil and prepared by the action of methyl chlorid on toluene in the presence of aluminium chlorid; 1, 2, 4, 5-tetramethyl benzene. It has an odor resembling that of camphor, crystallizes in leaves, melts at 79–80° C., and boils at 193–195° C.
    • 1,2,4,5-tetramethylbenzene, an aromatic hydrocarbon used as a solvent and in the make of pyromellitic acid.
    • A colorless, crystalline, aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H2(CH3)4, off artificial production, with an odor like camphor.
    • A colorless compound found in coal-tar oil and prepared by the action of methyl chlorid on toluene in the presence of aluminium chlorid; 1, 2, 4, 5-tetramethyl benzene. It has an odor resembling that of camphor, crystallizes in leaves, melts at 79–80° C., and boils at 193–195° C.
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