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

 xy·lene /ˈzaɪˌlin/

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

 xy·lene /ˈzaɪˌlɪn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Xy·lene n.  Chem. Any of a group of three metameric hydrocarbons of the aromatic series, found in coal and wood tar, and so named because found in crude wood spirit. They are colorless, oily, inflammable liquids, C6H4.(CH3)2, being dimethyl benzenes, and are called respectively orthoxylene, metaxylene, and paraxylene. Called also xylol.
 Note:Each of these xylenes is the nucleus and prototype of a distinct series of compounds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a colorless flammable volatile liquid hydrocarbon used as a
          solvent [syn: xylol]