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propanone

Line breaks: pro¦pan|one
Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊpənəʊn
 
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Definition of propanone in English:

noun

Chemistry
Another term for acetone.
Example sentences
  • Organic solvents include such compounds as ethanol and propanone.
  • The ketone CH 3 COCH 3 is known as propanone, dimethyl ketone, and acetone.

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