noun tol·yl·ene \ˈtälə̇ˌlēn\

Definition of tolylene



  1. :  any of six bivalent radicals CH3C6H5<derived from toluene by removal of two hydrogen atoms from carbon atoms in the benzene ring :  methyl-phenylene

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Origin and Etymology of tolylene

tolyl + -ene

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