1. benzene

noun. ['bɛnˈziːn, ˈbɛnziːn'] a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds.


  • aromatic hydrocarbon
  • benzene formula
  • benzine
  • Kekule formula
  • benzol
  • benzene ring

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Rhymes with Benzene

  • benzine

How do you pronounce benzene?

Pronounce benzene as ˈbɛnzin.

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Sentences with benzene

1. Adjective
The active ingredient of benzene solvent proved to cut through grease and clean surfaces thoroughly.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They are also superstars at cooling air temperature as well as removing formaldehyde and benzene from the air.