from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound, CH3COCH2-COCH3, formed by the action of sodium on a mixture of acetone and ethyl acetate. It is a liquid which boils at 137° C.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry The diketone CH3COCH2COCH3 used as a solvent and as a coordination ligand


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