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toluic

[tuh-loo-ik, tol-yoo-ik] /təˈlu ɪk, ˈtɒl yu ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from toluic acid.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; tolu(ene) + -ic
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  • The study has been extended to other aromatic hydrocarbons such as toluene, p- toluic acid and ethyl benzene.
  • On-site biological treatment of an industrial landfill leachate containing toluic acids.
  • The p-xylene is oxidized by air to p-toluic acid, which is subsequently esterified to methyl p-toluate.

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