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English translation: paraxylene=paraxylène.

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08:55 Aug 13, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Science
French term or phrase: paraxylene
chemical context
lifo
English translation:paraxylene=paraxylène.
Explanation:
I think it's the same...

paraxylene \Par`a*xy"lene\, n. (Chem.) A hydrocarbon of the aromatic series obtained as a colorless liquid by the distillation of camphor with zinc chloride. It is one of the three metamers of xylene. Cf. Metamer, and Xylene.
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na +1[COMMENT]DR. RICHARD BAVRY
nap-xylene [para-xylene]DR. RICHARD BAVRY
na -1paraxylene=paraxylène.pzulaica
na -1paraxylene
Mary Worby


  

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3 mins peer agreement (net): -1
paraxylene


Explanation:
I'm not a chemist, but these are just a few of 2000-odd hits on Google for paraxylene in English - which would suggest it is unchanged.

ExxonMobil Chemical: Exxon Chemical Completes Expansion of ...
... Exxon Chemical Completes Expansion of Rotterdam Paraxylene Plant BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
(March 30, 1998) -- Exxon Chemical announced today the completion and start ...
www.exxon.mobil.com/chemical/newsroom/news/news_releases/ nr_980330.html - 13k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from www.exxon.mobil.com ]


Chemicals Technology - Paraxylene is used in the production ...
Back, Back,
www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sriracha/sriracha1.ht... - 4k - Cached - Similar pages


PARAXYLENE (AMOCO/TOTAL)
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET. PARAXYLENE (AMOCO/TOTAL) MSDS No 11696000
ANSI/ENGLISH. ... PRODUCT NAME: PARAXYLENE (AMOCO/TOTAL) ...
www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/msds/mf/amoco/files/11696000.html - 16k - Cached - Similar pages


ChemExpo Chemical Profile:PARAXYLENE
... PARAXYLENE. August 21, 1995 PRODUCER CAPACITY* Amoco,
Decatur, Ala. 1,435 Amoco, Texas City, Tex ...
www.chemexpo.com/news/PROFILEaug21.cfm - 14k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH

Mary


    as above
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 484

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: sorry Mary, I am a chemist..and that is just dead wrong!
9 mins
  -> Fair enough - you're the expert!
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5 mins peer agreement (net): -1
paraxylene=paraxylène.


Explanation:
I think it's the same...

paraxylene \Par`a*xy"lene\, n. (Chem.) A hydrocarbon of the aromatic series obtained as a colorless liquid by the distillation of camphor with zinc chloride. It is one of the three metamers of xylene. Cf. Metamer, and Xylene.


    Reference: http://www.dictionary.com/cgi-bin/dict.pl?term=paraxylene
pzulaica
Local time: 07:53
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: sorry Paula too!
7 mins
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15 mins
p-xylene [para-xylene]


Explanation:
Well, in the best IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) nomenclature, this is the accepted form.


    .
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 26
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
[COMMENT]


Explanation:
Just goes to show you! Expertise has nothing to do with "paratranslations"...like the paramilitary!

Sheesh! Think I will return my Ph.D. and start sniffing hydrocarbons!


    "Waiting to Exhale"
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 26

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Worby: Life's hard, innit!
3 hrs
  -> Ha ha, Mary! Let me para-phrase it: it can be a bitch, meta-phorically speaking...for the unorthodox!
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