from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In organic chemistry, any one of the three isomeric bivalent radicals, (CH3)2C6H2⟨ [CH3;CH3 = 1,2; 1,3; or 1,4.] The term is homologous with phenylene and the derivatives of both radicals resemble each other in general properties.

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

  • noun (Chem.) Any one of three metameric radicals, CH2.C6H4.CH2, derived respectively from the three xylenes. Often used adjectively.

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  • noun chemistry quinomethane


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