Definitions for "Aromatics"
herbs having a spicy odor and taste, used to stimulate the gastrointestinal mucus membrane.
Aromatics, so called because of their distinctive perfumed smell, are a group of hydrocarbons including, mainly, benzene, toluene and the xylenes. These are basic chemicals used as starting materials for a wide range of consumer products. Almost all aromatics come from crude oil, although small quantities are made from coal.
A group of hydrocarbons with a distinctive perfumed smell. The main aromatics are benzene, toluene, and xylene. Aromatics are used to make a wide range of products.