Definitions

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  • n. The ketone of palmitic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The ketone of palmitic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ketone, (C15H31)2CO, made by distilling palmitic acid with lime. It is a crystalline substance which melts at 82.8° C. Also called dipentadecyl ketone.

Etymologies

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palmitic +‎ -one

Examples

  • Dr Schupphaus found that propyl and isobutyl alcohols with camphor were active solvents, and the ketones, palmitone, and stearone in alcohol solution, also alpha - and beta-naphthol, with alcohol and anthraquinone

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

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