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Meaning of ethylbenzene

eth•yl•ben•zene

Pronunciation: (eth"ul-ben'zēn, -ben-zēn'), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless liquid, CH, used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of styrene and as a solvent and diluent for paints and varnishes.
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