methylnaphthalene


methylnaphthalene
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Etymology: methyl + naphthalene
: either of two isomeric hydrocarbons C10H7CH3 occurring in coal tar and petroleum:
a. : an oily liquid used as a reference fuel in determining the cetane number — called also alpha- or 1-methylnaphthalene
b. : a crystalline solid used chiefly in organic synthesis (as of menadione) — called also beta- or 2-methylnaphthalene

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/meth'euhl naf"theuh leen', -nap"-/, n. Chem.
a compound, C11H10, whose alpha isomer, a colorless liquid, is used in determining cetane numbers.
[1880-85; METHYL- + NAPHTHALENE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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