\zˈa͡ɪliːnz], \zˈaɪliːnz], \z_ˈaɪ_l_iː_n_z]\
Definitions of XYLENES
Sort: Oldest first
A family of isomeric, colorless aromatic hydrocarbon liquids, that contain the general formula C6H4 (CH3)2. They are produced by the destructive distillation of coal or by the catalytic reforming of petroleum naphthenic fractions. (From McGraww-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Word of the day
- fruit like that rose, consisting a cup formed of the calyx tube receptacle, and containing achenes. [Greek] An etaerio with achenes placed on concave thalamus.