from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The aromatic ketone, phenyl methyl ketone, used in the manufacture of very many organic compounds
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A crystalline ketone, CH3.CO.C6H5, which may be obtained by the dry distillation of a mixture of the calcium salts of acetic and benzoic acids. It is used as a hypnotic under the name of hypnone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound, C6H5COCH3, formed by the distillation of a mixture of calcium acetate and benzoate.
aceto- + phenone (Wiktionary)