Definitions for "Xylene"
Any of a group of three metameric hydrocarbons of the aromatic series, found in coal and wood tar, and so named because found in crude wood spirit. They are colorless, oily, inflammable liquids, C6H4.(CH3)2, being dimethyl benzenes, and are called respectively orthoxylene, metaxylene, and paraxylene. Called also xylol.
xylon = wood; hydrocarbons from wood; a clearing agent.
Aromatic hydrocarbon solvent. Toxic.
Keywords:  preece, webspace, james, stuff, linux
Xylene Online Community, now called Xylene Community, was started by James Preece in late 1998. It was originally a community of Linux users who would register on the site to talk about various computing topics (and other stuff). Members could also request webspace to host their own websites on the community server.