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  • n. A ketone, 2,6-dimethyl-4-heptanone, obtained from isovaleric acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ketone of valeric acid obtained as an oily liquid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless, mobile liquid, [(CH3)2OHCH2]CO, prepared by the distillation of calcium isovalerate. It boils at 181–182° C. Also called 2,6-dimethyl-4-heptanone, diisobutyl ketone, or diisopropylacetone.

Etymologies

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valeric +‎ -one

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