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Related to toluol: benzol
tol·u·ene(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.
(Elements & Compounds) another name for toluene
tol•u•ol(ˈtɒl yuˌoʊl, -ˌɔl)
2. the commercial form of toluene.