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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ben·zine /ˈbɛnˌzin, bɛnˈ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ben·zine /ˈbɛnˌzɪn, bɛnˈ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ben·zine n.  Chem.
 1. A liquid consisting mainly of the lighter and more volatile hydrocarbons of petroleum or kerosene oil, used as a solvent and for cleansing soiled fabrics; -- called also petroleum spirit, petroleum benzine. Varieties or similar products are gasoline, naphtha, rhigolene, ligroin, etc.
 2. Same as Benzene. [R.]
 Note:The hydrocarbons of benzine proper are essentially of the marsh gas (paraffin) series, while benzene proper is the typical hydrocarbon of the aromatic series.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable;
          carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds
          [syn: benzene, benzol]