acetone

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See also: acétone

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See acetic. Compare ketone.

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acetone (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid ketone, (CH3)2CO, used as a solvent.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin acētum (vinegar) +‎ -one.

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  • IPA(key): /asətoːnə/, [asəˈtˢoːnə]

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acetone c (singular definite acetonen, not used in plural form)

  1. acetone (the organic compound (CH₃)₂CO)

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acetone m (plural acetoni)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetone

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