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- n. The systematic name of the simplest ketone with formula C3H6O, usually called acetone.
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- n. the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
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Oxidative properties of nitrous oxide were shown on a glowing wooden stick, burning sulphur, ethanol and propanone applied on cotton, and steel wool.
Cyclohexanone methyl ethanoate (acetate) propanone
If a higher priority group is present (such as an aldehyde, ketone or carboxylic acid), then it is necessary to use the prefix \ "hydroxy\",  for example: 1-hydroxy-2 - propanone (CH3COCH2OH).
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