methyl isobutyl ketone

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methyl isobutyl ketone

[′meth·əl ‚ī·sō′byüd·əl ′kē‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2CHCH2COCH3 Flammable colorless liquid with pleasant aroma; boils at 116°C, miscible with most organic solvents; used as a solvent, extractant, and chemical intermediate. Also known as hexone.
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