\\ˈzīləˌnȯl, -nōl\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary xylene + -ol
: any of six crystalline isomeric phenols (CH3)2C6H3OH or a mixture of them derived from the xylenes, found in coal tar, and used chiefly as disinfectants and in making phenolic resins; dimethyl-phenol; especially : the meta or 3,5-isomer constituting the most abundant xylenol in coal tar — compare chloroxylenol

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xyˈlenol noun
A synthetic resin, (CH3)2C6H3OH, any of six monohydric phenols derived from xylenes
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  • Xylenol — or dimethylphenol is an arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group. 6 isomers exist of xylenol of which 2,6 xylenol with both methyl group in an ortho position with respect to the hydroxyl group is the most important. The name… …   Wikipedia

  • Xylenol — Xy le*nol, n. [Xylene + ol.] (Chem.) Any one of six metameric phenol derivatives of xylene, obtained as crystalline substances, {(CH3)2.C6H3.OH}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • xylénol — [ksilenɔl; gzilenɔl] n. m. ÉTYM. 1874; de xylène, et ol. ❖ ♦ Chim. Chacun des six phénols isomères qui dérivent des xylènes. 0 Les meilleurs solvants du Nylon sont : le métacrésol, les xylénols, l acide formique, l acide monochloracétique et l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Xylenol — Die Xylenole oder Dimethylphenole bilden eine Gruppe von aromatischen Verbindungen mit zwei Methylgruppen und einer Hydroxygruppe. Man kann sie als Hydroxyderivate der Xylole oder Dimethylderivate des Phenols auffassen. Es existieren somit sechs… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Xylénol — Le xylénol ou diméthylphénol est un composé aromatique, constitué d un cycle benzénique avec deux groupes méthyles et un groupe hydroxyle. Le terme xylénol vient de la contraction entre les noms des composés xylène et phénol. Il existe six… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • xylenol — ksilenolis statusas T sritis chemija formulė C₆H₃(OH)(CH₃)₂ atitikmenys: angl. xylenol rus. ксиленол ryšiai: sinonimas – dimetilfenolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • xylenol — noun An arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group. Syn: dimethylphenol …   Wiktionary

  • xylenol — Occurring in six isomeric forms; used in the manufacture of coal tar disinfectants and synthetic resins. SYN: dimethylphenol. * * * xy·le·nol zī lə .nȯl, .nōl n any of six crystalline isomeric phenols C8H10O or a mixture of them derived from the …   Medical dictionary

  • Xylenol — Xy|le|nol [↑ Xylen u. ↑ ol (1)], das; s, e: svw. ↑ Dimethylphenol. * * * Xy|le|nol, das; s: ein Phenol …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Xylenol — Xy|le|nol das; s <zu ↑...en u. ↑...ol> ein ↑Phenol …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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