Met`a*xy"lene (?), n. [Pref. meta- + xylene.] Chem.
That variety of xylene, or dimethyl benzene, in which the two methyl groups occupy the meta position with reference to each other. It is a colorless infammable liquid.
© Webster 1913.
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