<chemistry> A hydrocarbon, C6H5.CH3, of the aromatic series, homologous with benzene, and obtained as a light mobile colourless liquid, by distilling tolu balsam, coal tar, etc.

Synonyms: methyl benzene, phenyl methane, etc.

Origin: Tolu + benzene.

(01 Mar 1998)

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