Meaning of methylbenzene in English:

methylbenzene

noun

systematic chemical name for toluene
‘For example if hydrogen chloride is dissolved in an organic compound such as methylbenzene no acidic properties are shown, unlike when it is dissolved in water.’
  • ‘Like any other hydrocarbons, benzene and methylbenzene burn in a plentiful supply of oxygen to give carbon dioxide and water.’
  • ‘Toluene (methylbenzene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon natural product of diagenic origin and an important commercial chemical.’
  • ‘Toluene (methylbenzene) was ranked as 33 out of the 208 ranks.’
  • ‘Octane number upgrading is also possible with tert-butylalcohol, but this is available in too small quantities to be a viable alternative to up-grading with methylbenzene (toluene).’

Pronunciation

methylbenzene

/ˌmiːθʌɪlˈbɛnziːn/ /ˌmɛθʌɪlˈbɛnziːn/