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cyclohexane (s) (noun), cyclohexanes (pl)
An extremely flammable, colorless, mobile liquid that comes from crude petroleum and benzene and it is used in the manufacture of nylon, as a solvent, a paint, and a varnish remover: "Cyclohexane is a component of virtually all petroleums; however, it is present only in small amounts and so it is produced in industry mainly by the catalytic hydrogenation of benzene."
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