from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline compound, C6H5COC6H6, used in perfumery and in medicine. Also called diphenylketone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a class of aromatic ketones based on the parent compound diphenylketone (C6H5)2CO; used, amongst other things, as ingredients in sunblock.
- n. The compound diphenylmethanone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Diphenylketone, (C6H5)2CO, a compound formed by the dry distillation of calcium benzoate. It melts at 48° C. and boils at 306.1° C.
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