Translation of toluene in Spanish:

toluene

tolueno, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɒljʊiːn//ˈtɑljuˌin/

noun

  • 1

    tolueno masculine
    • The powdered bark can also be treated with solvents, such as toluene, or amyl alcohol to extract the quinine.
    • The raw materials for today's dyes are mainly aromatic hydrocarbons: benzene, toluene, naphthalene, anthracene, pyrene, and others.
    • Toxic chemicals such as benzene, toluene and methyl benzene were included in the list.
    • In a second method, toluene is mixed with nitric acid and oxidized to produce benzoic acid.
    • In combination with nitric acid, toluene gives trinitrotoluene.