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Xylic

Xy′lic

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Adj.
(Chem.)
Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, xylene; specifically, designating any one of several metameric acids produced by the partial oxidation of mesitylene and pseudo-cumene.

Definition 2021


xylic

xylic

English

Adjective

xylic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Pertaining to xylene.
    Xylic material and organic sediment were deposited in the supratidal marshes.

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  • paraxylic

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