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acetone

(ăs`ĭtōn),

dimethyl ketone

(dīmĕth`əl kē`tōn), or

2-propanone

(prō`pənōn), CH3COCH3, colorless, flammable liquid. Acetone melts at −94.8°C; and boils at 56.2°C;. It is the simplest aliphatic ketoneketone
, any of a class of organic compounds that contain the carbonyl group, C=O, and in which the carbonyl group is bonded only to carbon atoms. The general formula for a ketone is RCOR′, where R and R′ are alkyl or aryl groups.
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. Acetone is widely used in industry as a solvent for numerous organic substances and is a component of most paint and varnish removers. It is used in the manufacture of synthetic resins and fillers, smokeless powders (e.g., cordite), and numerous other organic compounds. Acetone is produced commercially chiefly by catalytic dehydrogenation of isopropanol.

Acetone

A solvent which evaporates quickly; used in paint removers, thinners, and lacquers.

acetone

[′as·ə‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
CH3COCH3 A colorless, volatile, extremely flammable liquid, miscible with water; used as a solvent and reagent. Also known as 2-propanone.

acetone

A highly flammable solvent which evaporates rapidly; used in lacquers, paint removers, thinners, etc.

acetone

a colourless volatile flammable pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of chemicals and as a solvent and thinner for paints, varnishes, and lacquers. Formula: CH3COCH3
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