pentanone


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pentanone

[′pen·tə‚nōn]
(organic chemistry)
Either of two isomeric ketones derived from pentane: CH3COC3H7 is a flammable, colorless, clear liquid, a mixture of methyl propyl and diethyl ketones; insoluble in water, soluble in ether and alcohol; used as a solvent. C2H5COC2H5 is a colorless, flammable liquid with acetone aroma, boiling at 101°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in medicine and organic synthesis.
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