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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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Table 5: Pseudo-first-order competitive rate data for primary and corresponding secondary amines (19) Primary amine [k.sub.2[degrees]Me/1[degrees]] Solvent n-Butylamine 2.1 Ethanol t-Butylamine 1.2 Ethanol Cyclododecylamine 1.2 Ethanol Cyclohexylamine 1.4 t-Amyl alcohol Ethylene diamine 1.6 t-Amyl alcohol 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.