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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound, CH3COCH2OH, having the official name 1-hydroxypropanone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) Methyl ketol; also, any of various homologues of the same.
  • noun a trade name used at different times to represent different substances, as hydroxyacetone, acetylsalicylic acid, acetal, diethyl aldehyde, or cellulose acetate.

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  • noun organic chemistry hydroxyacetone

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