benzol benzol


  • (n) a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds



  1. That night villagers miles away could still see the benzol plant flaming like a candle to the dead.
  2. In angina pectoris, in electric shock, in chloroform or benzol poisoning, a certain toxic factor is developed in the blood which upsets the heart's regular timing.
  3. For three years Koppers' Rust built a coke plant every 60 days, a benzol-toluol plant every six weeks.
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