What is another word for tolu?

Pronunciation: [tˈɒluː] (IPA)

Tolu is a common shortened name for toluene, a colorless liquid hydrocarbon with a strong, sweet smell commonly used as a solvent. Synonyms for tolu include methylbenzene, phenylmethane, and toluol. Methylbenzene refers to the chemical structure of toluene, which has a methyl group (-CH3) attached to a benzene ring. Phenylmethane is another name based on the structure, as the benzene ring is also called a phenyl group (-C6H5) and the methyl group is a type of methane (-CH4). Toluol is simply an older variation of the name toluene, used before the accepted chemical naming conventions were established.

What are the hypernyms for Tolu?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Tolu?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for tolu (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Tolu?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Tolu

About four or five Miles from hence is a Creek, or Passage, that parts the Grand Baru from the Main called Passa Cavallos, through which there is Water enough for small Vessels: This Pass the Enemy had defended with two Fascine Batteries, one of eight Guns, the other of four, as well to protect their own Imbarkations that come this Way with Provisions from tolu, and the River Sina, as to prevent any Attempts being made this Way.
"An Account of the expedition to Carthagena, with explanatory notes and observations"
Sir Charles Knowles
This servant's name was tolu, and as he spoke English fairly well, I soon learned a great deal about Ratu Lala and his people.
"Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines"
H. Wilfrid Walker
However, one evening all refused to play, but gave no reasons for their refusal, but tolu told me that his master did not like to have them play.
"Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines"
H. Wilfrid Walker

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