butanone

butanone

[byoot-n-ohn]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
1900–05; butane + -one

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butanone (ˈbjuːtəˌnəʊn)
 
n
Also called: methyl ethyl ketone a colourless soluble flammable liquid used mainly as a solvent for resins, as a paint remover, and in lacquers, cements, and adhesives. Formula: CH3COC2H5
 
[C20: from butan(e) + -one]

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butanone   (by'tə-nōn')  Pronunciation Key 
A colorless, flammable compound used as a solvent and in cleaning fluids and celluloid. Butanone is a ketone. Also called methyl ethyl ketone. Chemical formula: C4H8O.
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