XYLENE By N., Sam M.S. - 1 noun. a volatile solvent which, whenever continually breathed in, can elicit kidney failure and death. XYLENE: "Xylene is used as a solvent but should not be inhaled all the time. " Related Psychology Terms TOLUENE BENZENE EXOTIC PSYCHOSES CARBON TETRACHLORIDE LEVEL OF ASPIRATION FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY) DEMONOLOGY OSMOSIS ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "XYLENE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/xylene/ (accessed December 7, 2022).