acetone

Definitions of acetone
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n the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics

Synonyms:
dimethyl ketone, propanone
Type of:
ketone
any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

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