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- n. The organic compound 1,2-diphenyl-1,2-ethanedione, a diketone used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and as a photoinitiator for free-radical curing of polymer networks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound (C14H10O2) obtained by the oxidation of benzoin, and also by heating bromotoluylene with water at 150° C.
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