a colorless, volatile, water-soluble, flammable liquid, C 3 H 6 O, usually derived by oxidation of isopropyl alcohol or by bacterial fermentation of carbohydrates: used chiefly in paints and varnishes, as a general solvent, and in organic synthesis.
Clean residue before it cures, with alcohol or acetone.
And then it was lights out, the sharp smell of acetone lingering in the darkness.
Conservators cleaned it with a solution of water and acetone, removing contaminants and reducing acidity in the fabric.
Ammonia may be a sign of renal failure and elevated acetone levels can indicate diabetes.
First, they used acetone made from deuterium, which is hydrogen with an extra neutron.
To do this, she slides the filter into a tube with acetone and leaves them in a refrigerator for a day.
Evidence shows, for example, high levels of acetone in diabetics.
Their decisions will be longer lasting than any tax codes a president may change, which are more volatile than acetone.
acetone is a colorless, highly volatile, flammable liquid with an aromatic odor.
He took me to the back room, where the pads are glued together and the molds are washed in acetone.
British Dictionary definitions for 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: CH3COCH3Systematic name propanone