Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to benzofuran: Benzothiophene
A colorless liquid, C8H6O, found in coal tar and used to make thermoplastic resins for paints and varnishes. Also called coumarone.
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble aromatic liquid obtained from coal tar and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: C8H6O. Also called: coumarone or cumarone
a colorless liquid, C8H6O7, derived from a naphtha distilled from coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of thermosetting resins used in paints and printing inks. Also called benzofuran.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||benzofuran - a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins|