Sentence Examples with the word cymene

Terephthalic acid, formed by oxidizing para-diderivatives of benzene, or best by oxidizing caraway oil, a mixture of cymene and cuminol, with chromic acid, as almost insoluble in water, alcohol and ether; it sublimes without melting when heated.

On distillation with zinc dust it forms cymene (1.4 methyl isopropyl benzene).