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n.1.(Chem.) Any one of three metameric radicals, CH2.C6H4.CH2, derived respectively from the three xylenes. Often used adjectively; as, xylylene alcohol.
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Based on this insight, we decided to target two types of dimethyl substituted diamines: one with a linear chain separating the methylamine groups, and one with a xylylene moiety separating them.