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 (bĕn′zēn′, bĕn-zēn′) also ben·zin (bĕn′zĭn)
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(ˈbɛnziːn; bɛnˈziːn) or


(Chemistry) a volatile mixture of the lighter aliphatic hydrocarbon constituents of petroleum. See ligroin, petroleum ether
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(ˈbɛn zin, bɛnˈzin)

also ben•zin

(ˈbɛn zɪn)

a colorless liquid mixture of various hydrocarbons obtained in the distillation of petroleum: used in cleaning and dyeing.
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Noun1.benzine - a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds
aromatic hydrocarbon - a hydrocarbon that contains one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of organic compounds
benzene formula, benzene nucleus, benzene ring, Kekule formula - a closed chain of 6 carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached
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[ˈbenziːn] Nbencina f
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nLeichtbenzin nt
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[Angrily] By the way: my dressing-gown smells most damnably of benzine.
Le Bureau executif du SNPM a fait savoir que [beaucoup moins que]ces menaces ont fait suite apres la publication d'un article de la journaliste, Soukaina Benzine, dans lequel elle decortique les mecanismes du fonctionnement de l'association, ladite personne, se disant agir pour la defense des minorites[beaucoup plus grand que].
Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "Petroleum benzine Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028"report to their offering.
'One method was to cut a wound in the foot and then rub coal dust and benzine into the sore," said the paper.
The event aims to showcase Tunisia's cinema production and the dynamic of Tunisian filmmakers in the past years through the screenings of ten feature films, namely, Elyes Beccar's "Tunis by Night," Ridha Behi's "the Flower of Aleppo," Leyla Bouzid's "As I Open my Eyes," Sonia Chamkhi's "Narcissus," Nidhal Chatta's "Mustapha Z," Mohamed Ben Attia's "Hedi," Kaouther Ben Hania's "Beauty and the Dogs," Sarra Abidi's "Benzine" and Lotfi Achour's "Tomorrow at Dawn," in addition to Salma Baccar's "Al Jayda."
De son cote, Iman F.Z Benzine, chef de division marketing et communication a expose les realisations et perspectives de l'entreprise soulignant que AT a installe plus de 81 000 KM de fibre optique a travers le territoire national et 1633 communes y sont raccordees (2013 et 2018).
Additionally, cleaning is usually performed with costly compressed air or brushes and a low flashpoint solvent such as benzine, although virtually every company that manufactures machined parts is equipped with a cleaning machine.
Didinant biobutanolio koncentracija benzine del sumazejusio degalu misinio zemutinio silumingumo, N[O.sub.x] emisija mazeja apie ketvirtadali.
"It required author/director Adam Benzine and me to do everything from administration to complex negotiation.
The journalist Adam Benzine is the author and director, and it is coproduced by Kimberley, an experienced independent film maker, who also oversees development for Ffilm Cymru - the lottery film fund for Wales.
Adam Benzine (director) It took Lanzmann more than a decade to complete his almost 10-hour Holocaust chronicle.