diethylbenzene

diethylbenzene

[‚dī‚eth·əl′ben‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4(C2H5)2 Colorless liquid, boiling at 180-185°C; soluble in organic solvents, insoluble in water; usually a mixture of three isomers, which are 1,2- (or ortho-diethylbenzene), boiling at 183°C, and 1,3- (or meta-), boiling at 181°C, and 1,4- (or para-), boiling at 184°C; used as a solvent.
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