dike tone

diketone

[dahy-kee-tohn]
noun Chemistry.
a compound containing two C=O groups, as CH 3 COCOCH 3 .

Origin:
1895–1900; di-1 + ketone

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diketone di·ke·tone (dī-kē'tōn')
n.
A compound containing two carbonyl groups.

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