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 (mĕth′əl-bĕn′zēn, -bĕn-zēn′)
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Noun1.methylbenzene - a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels
alkylbenzene - organic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
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Finally, the porous array PE template was obtained after dissolving PS easily in methylbenzene solution.
Toluene, also known as methylbenzene, is an aromatic hydrocarbon, which contains seven carbon and eight hydrogen atoms, and it is represented by the formula C7H8.
A leak of flammable methylbenzene chemicals stored in the factory is believed to have caused the explosion, according to the bureau.
dioxins, diphenylamine, ethylbenzene, ethylene glycol, formaldehyde, hydrazine, hydrogen fluoride and its water-soluble compounds, lead and its compounds, methylbenzene, molybdenum and its compounds, nickel, p-phenetidine, o-phenylenediamine, phthalic anhydride, polyoxyethylene alkyl ethers, styrene, toluene, o-and p-toluidine, trichloroethylene, 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene, xylene, water-soluble compounds of zinc