Aminodimethylbenzene; used as a reagent and in the manufacture of dyes.

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xy·li·dine 'zī-lə-.dēn n any of six toxic liquid or low-melting crystalline compounds C8H11N that are amino derivatives of the xylenes and are used chiefly as intermediates for azo dyes and in organic synthesis

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xy·li·dine (ziґlĭ-din) a compound, dimethylaniline (CH3)2C6H3·NH2, used as a dyestuff intermediate and for blending gasoline.

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  • Xylidine — can refer to any of the six isomers of xylene amine, or any mixture of them. All isomers are toxic. The chemical formula of xylidines is C8H11N, or (CH3)2C6H3NH2. They are stable and combustible and react with strong oxidizing agents. They may be …   Wikipedia

  • xylidine — [ gzilidin; ksi ] n. f. • 1877; de xylène ♦ Chim. Amine dérivée du xylène, utilisée dans la préparation des colorants azoïques. ● xylidine nom féminin Nom des six arylamines isomères (CH3)2C3H3NH2 qui dérivent des xylènes. (La xylidine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Xylidine — Xy li*dine, n. (Chem.) Any one of six metameric hydrocarbons, {(CH3)2.C6H3.NH2}, resembling aniline, and related to xylene. They are liquids, or easily fusible crystalline substances, of which three are derived from metaxylene, two from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xylidine — Xylidine,   Singular Xylidin das, s, von Xylolen abgeleitete primäre Amine (Dimethylderivate des Anilins), allgemeine Formel (CH3)2C6H3NH2, die als Zwischenprodukte zur Herstellung von Azofarbstoffen, Pflanzenschutzmitteln und Arzneimitteln… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Xylidine — Xylidīne, s. Xylole …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • xylidine — [zī′lə dēn, zil′ədēn] n. [< XYLENE + ID(E) + INE3] 1. any of the six poisonous, liquid, isomeric compounds having the formula C8H11N, resembling aniline and derived from xylene 2. a mixture of these isomeric compounds, used in making certain… …   English World dictionary

  • Xylidine — On appelle xylidine chacun des six isomères de xylène amine, de formule brute C6H3(CH3)2(NH2), ou un mélange quelconque de ces isomères. Ces composés sont tous des amines primaires ; l amine tertiaire N,N diméthylaniline n est pas une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Xylidine — Die Xylidine (auch Aminoxylole oder Dimethylaniline genannt) sind aromatische Amine mit der allgemeinen Formel C6H3(CH3)2NH2 oder als Summenformel C8H11N, von denen es sechs Konstitutionsisomere gibt. Man kann sie als Amino Derivate der Xylole… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • xylidine — ˈzīləˌdēn, ˈzil , dən noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary xyl + idine 1. : any of six toxic liquid or low melting crystalline compounds (CH3)2C6H3NH2 that are amino derivatives of the xylenes and are made from them by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • xylidine — ksilidinas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (CH₃)₂C₆H₃NH₂ atitikmenys: angl. xylidine rus. ксилидин ryšiai: sinonimas – dimetilfenilaminas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • xylidine — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1850 any or a mixture of six toxic liquid or low melting crystalline isomeric amino derivatives C8H11N of the xylenes used chiefly as intermediates for azo dyes and in organic synthesis …   New Collegiate Dictionary