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  • n. The diketone CH3COCH2COCH3 used as a solvent and as a coordination ligand

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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.


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