from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless, flammable ketone, CH3COCH2CH3, used in lacquers, paint removers, cements and adhesives, cleaning fluids, and celluloid. Also called methyl ethyl ketone.
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- n. A simple aliphatic ketone, CH3CH2COCH3, prepared industrially as a solvent, for use in the manufacture of paints etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. colorless soluble flammable liquid ketone used as a solvent for resins and as a paint remover and in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid
butan(e) + -one.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)