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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A general name applied in organic chemistry to the various dimethyl-thiophenes, (CH3)2C4H2S. They are all liquids and can be prepared synthetically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) Any one of three possible metameric substances, which are dimethyl derivatives of thiophene, like the xylenes from benzene.

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  • noun chemistry Any of three possible metameric substances that are dimethyl derivatives of thiophene, like the xylenes from benzene.

Etymologies

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thiophene + xylene

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