cyclohexanone

cyclohexanone

[sahy-kloh-hek-suh-nohn, sik-loh-]
noun Chemistry.
an oily liquid, C 6 H 10 O, with an acetone and peppermintlike odor, a cyclic butone used in organic synthesis and as an industrial solvent.

Origin:
1905–10; see cyclohexane, -one

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cyclohexanone (ˌsaɪkləʊˈhɛksəˌnəʊn)
 
n
a colourless liquid used as a solvent for cellulose lacquers. Formula: C6H10O

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