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A colorless liquid, C8H6O, found in coal tar and used to make thermoplastic resins for paints and varnishes. Also called coumarone.
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(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
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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.
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