Adjective "ethylbenzene" definition and examples

(Ethylbenzene may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌiːθʌɪlˈbɛnziːn/

Definitions and examples

noun

A colourless flammable liquid hydrocarbon, used in the manufacture of styrene.
  1. 'For example, if equimolar amounts of benzene and ethylbenzene are treated with a small amount of nitric acid (a nitrating reagent) about 25 times more nitroethylbenzene is produced than nitrobenzene.'

More definitions

1. a colorless liquid, C 8 H 10 , used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of styrene and as a solvent and diluent for paints and varnishes.

More examples(as adjective)

"supplies can be ethylbenzene."