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- n. The anesthetic drug 2,2-bis(ethylsulfonyl)butane
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A compound similar to sulphonal, used as a hypnotic in medicine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. It is diethyl-sulphone-methyl-ethyl-methane, CH3C(C2H5)(C2H5SO2)2, prepared in a similar manner to sulphonal, which it resembles in general properties. It crystallizes in lustrous plates melting at 76° C.
- n. A synthetic remedy used as a hypnotic.
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