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benzol

[ben-zawl, -zol] /ˈbɛn zɔl, -zɒl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
(no longer in technical use) benzene.
Origin
benz- + -ol1
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  • Benzene, also known as benzol, is a colorless liquid with a sweet odor.
British Dictionary definitions for benzol

benzol

/ˈbɛnzɒl/
noun
1.
a crude form of benzene, containing toluene, xylene, and other hydrocarbons, obtained from coal tar or coal gas and used as a fuel
2.
an obsolete name for benzene
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