Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound, C6H5COCH3, formed by the distillation of a mixture of calcium acetate and benzoate. It melts at 20.5° and boils at 202° C. It is used as a hypnotic and in the preparation of a great variety of compounds. Also
ethylonphen, phenylmethylketone, and hypnone.
- n. organic chemistry The aromatic ketone, phenyl methyl ketone, used in the manufacture of very many organic compounds
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) 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
- aceto- + phenone (Wiktionary)
“I. and HASSAN, N.M. (1978) Isolation of an acetophenone derivative and coumarins from Artemisia monosperma Del.”
“The choice of solvent is important, for the velocity of the reaction and the nature of the product may vary according to the solvent used, thus A. Baeyer and F. Blom found that on brominating orthoacetamido-acetophenone in presence of water or acetic acid, the bromine goes into the benzene nucleus, whilst in chloroform or sulphuric acid or by use of bromine vapour it goes into the side chain as well.”
“Petrochemical products marketing company Plaza Group of Houston, has signed a multi-year contract to sell merchant phenol, acetone, AMS, acetophenone and cumene products made at Blue Island Phenol's facility in Blue Island, Ill., starting July 1.”
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