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  1. durene(Noun)

    1,2,4,5-tetramethylbenzene, an aromatic hydrocarbon used as a solvent and in the manufacture of pyromellitic acid.

  2. Origin: durus, "hard" (because solid at ordinary temperatures), and -ene.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Durene(noun)

    a colorless, crystalline, aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H2(CH3)4, off artificial production, with an odor like camphor

  2. Origin: [L. durus hard; -- so called because solid at ordinary temperatures.]


  1. Durene

    Durene, or 1,2,4,5-tetramethylbenzene, is an organic compound with the formula C6H2(CH3)4. It is a colourless solid with a sweet odor. The compound is classified as an alkylbenzene. It is one of three isomers of tetramethylbenzene, the other two being prehnitene and isodurene. Durene has an unusually high melting point, reflecting its high molecular symmetry.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of durene in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of durene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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