Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as cumol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A colorless oily hydrocarbon, C6H5.C3H7, obtained by the distillation of cuminic acid; -- called also cumol.

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  • noun organic chemistry The aromatic hydrocarbon isopropyl benzene present in petroleum

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Examples

  • Coast Guard that the barge hit the Wicket Dam there on the Ohio River and that's what then led to about up to 8,000 gallons of this toxic chemical called cumene which is used as a solvent in the production of other chemicals such as acetone.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2007

  • Officials say they believe up to 8,000 gallons of cumene, which is a liquid toxic which -- chemical -- which is generally used as a solvent in the production of acetone.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2007

  • Markets for other benzene-derived chemicals such as cumene, cyclohexane and aniline were reasonably robust through at least the middle of 2008, Palmer reports.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • Markets for other benzene-derived chemicals such as cumene, cyclohexane and aniline were reasonably robust through at least the middle of 2008, Palmer reports.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • Grendles heáfod, 1639; pret. þät hi ût geferedon dýre mâðmas, 3131; pret.part. her syndon geferede feorran cumene ...

    Beowulf

  • Grendles hēafod, 1639; pret. þæt hī ūt geferedon dȳre māðmas, 3131; pret.part. hēr syndon geferede feorran cumene ...

    Beowulf

  • Europa/Lummus cumene and phenol technologies to produce 450,000 metric tonnes per annum MTA

    CB&I Announces Technology Award in China - Yahoo! Finance

  • More than nine million metric tons of cumene capacity has been licensed by Badger and its predecessor companies since the technology was introduced in 1995.

  • LG operates one cumene plant and two BPA plants at their Yeosu site, all licensed by Badger.

  • The new plant in Daesan will be part of an integrated, world-scale facility from cumene to BPA production.

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