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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A colorless liquid hydrocarbon.

Usage examples (37)
  • It is now known to us as benzine, which is so largely employed in the industrial arts.
  • There are as many taxicabs as before, but instead of benzine, which is wanted for the army, they now use other spirit.
  • It is usually warmed to change it into a fluid and mixed with organic solvents, such as benzine, to make it thinner.
  • "What we call benzine," my cabman explained. for more
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