phenyl methane
Toluene Tol"u*ene, n. [Tolu + benzene.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C6H5.CH3}, of the aromatic series, homologous with benzene, and obtained as a light mobile colorless liquid, by distilling tolu balsam, coal tar, etc.; -- called also {methyl benzene}, {phenyl methane}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • phenyl — bi·phenyl; phenyl; phenyl·acetaldehyde; phenyl·acetamide; phenyl·acetic; phenyl·alanine; phenyl·bu·ta·zone; phenyl·carbamate; phenyl·carbamic; phenyl·ene; phenyl·ene·diamine; phenyl·eph·rine; phenyl·ethyl; phenyl·ethylene; phenyl·glycine;… …   English syllables

  • triphenylmethane — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary triphenyl + methane : a crystalline hydrocarbon CH(C6H5)3 that is the parent compound of many dyes and that is made by the reaction of chloroform with benzene in the presence of aluminum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C6H5CH3 — Toluene Tol u*ene, n. [Tolu + benzene.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C6H5.CH3}, of the aromatic series, homologous with benzene, and obtained as a light mobile colorless liquid, by distilling tolu balsam, coal tar, etc.; called also {methyl benzene},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • methyl benzene — Toluene Tol u*ene, n. [Tolu + benzene.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C6H5.CH3}, of the aromatic series, homologous with benzene, and obtained as a light mobile colorless liquid, by distilling tolu balsam, coal tar, etc.; called also {methyl benzene},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toluene — Tol u*ene, n. [Tolu + benzene.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C6H5.CH3}, of the aromatic series, homologous with benzene, and obtained as a light mobile colorless liquid, by distilling tolu balsam, coal tar, etc.; called also {methyl benzene}, {phenyl… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phenylmethane — /fen l meth ayn, feen /, n. Chem. toluene. [PHENYL + METHANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triphenylmethane — /truy fen l meth ayn, feen /, n. Chem. a colorless, crystalline, solid compound containing three benzene rings, C19H16, from which many dyes are derived. [1880 85; TRI + PHENYL + METHANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexa- — ♦ Élément, du gr. hexa , de hex « six ». ♢ Chim. Sert à former des mots désignant des composés dont la molécule contient six atomes d un élément : hexachlorophène, hexose. hex(a) élément, du gr. heks, six . ⇒HEX(A) , (HEX , HEXA )élém. formant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hex- — hex(a) élément, du gr. heks, six . ⇒HEX(A) , (HEX , HEXA )élém. formant Élém. formant tiré du gr. « six », servant à former des mots sc. dont le signifié a un rapp. avec le nombre six. Quand le 2e élém. commence par une voyelle, la finale a de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • triphenylmethane — tri·phenyl·methane …   English syllables

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