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 (tŏl′yo͞o-ēn′) also tol·u·ol (-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
A colorless flammable aromatic liquid, C7H8, obtained from coal tar or petroleum and used in aviation fuel and other high-octane fuels, in dyestuffs, explosives, and as a solvent for gums and lacquers. Also called methylbenzene.

[tolu (from which it was originally obtained) + -ene.]


(Elements & Compounds) another name for toluene


(ˈtɒl yuˌoʊl, -ˌɔl)

1. toluene.
2. the commercial form of toluene.
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SANA's reporter in Sweida said that army units, backed by supporting forces, advanced in the direction of Sad al-Zalf, Toluol al-Dab'a, al-Dabia, Alam, al-Safa and Arad al-Keraa, establishing control over new areas in the depth of 40 km in the eastern countryside of Sweida which led to enhancing the security in the area.
The eluates were analyzed by thin layer chromatography (TLC) with toluol, ethyl acetate, formic acid 3:1:0.2 (v:v:v) and detection by UV 254 nm, UV 366 nm, vanillin/sulfuric acid reagent).
Lung tissue samples were fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin immediately after removal, dehydrated in graded concentrations of ethanol, cleared in toluol, and embedded in paraffin.