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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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