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- n. The organic compound 1,2-diphenyl-1,2-ethanedione, a diketone used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and as a photoinitiator for free-radical curing of polymer networks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound (C14H10O2) obtained by the oxidation of benzoin, and also by heating bromotoluylene with water at 150° C.
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On applying this law to the case of two isomeric benzil derivatives, the molecular weights were found, as expected, to be identical, and not multiples; hence Prof. Meyer is perfectly justified in introducing the necessary modification in the "position in space" theory.
It will be remembered that Prof. Meyer has recently discovered two isomeric series of derivatives of benzil, differing only in the position of the various groups in space.
[v. 03 p. 0086] Azoximes can also be produced from [alpha] - benzil dioxime by the "Beckmann" change.