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Definition of the noun acetone

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noun - plural: acetones

  1. the simplest ketone; a highly flammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
    • examples: I think I forgot to rinse the condenser with acetone. | Acetone cannot be drunk.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of acetone: dimethyl ketone / propanone
    • more generic terms: ketone = any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals; dissolvent / dissolver / dissolving agent / resolvent / solvent = a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

Alternative definition of the noun acetone

noun

  1. [organic compound] A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid ketone, (CH3)2CO, used as a solvent.

Group

Acetone was an alternative rock and slowcore band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles, California, from three core members of the group Spinout, formed in 1987. Mark Lightcap played guitar, with Richie Lee on bass and Steve Hadley on drums. The group disbanded after Richie Lee apparently committed suicide on July 23, 2001.

Music

  1. "Acetone" is a musical album of Acetone.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  2. "Acetone" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Phrases with Acetone

  1. acetone body
  2. Acetone peroxide

Printed books with definitions for Acetone

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Google previewPlaters' Guide (1910)

Acetone is a clear liquid with a somewhat sweet odor, but when it contains other materials it is apt to have a rather...

Acetone is an excellent solvent for various materials insoluble in water, such as celluloid, nitro-cellulose, gums, resins and ...

Google previewHazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Third Edition (2013)

by Robert Burke

Acetone is a carbonyl, is polar, and is miscible with water, which means it will require polar solvent foam for fire extinguishment. This compound is...

Google previewOrganic and Biological Chemistry (2012)

by H. Stephen Stoker

Acetone is an excellent solvent because it is miscible with both water and nonpolar solvents. Acetone is the main ingredient in gasoline treatments that are designed to solubilize water in the gas tank and allow it to pass through the engine in ...

Google previewSpacecraft Water Exposure Guidelines for Selected Contaminants (2007)

by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Committee on Toxicology, Committee on Spacecraft Exposure Guidelines

NASA-Johnson Space Center Toxicology Group Habitability and Environmental Factors Branch Houston, Texas PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Acetone is a clear, colorless, highly volatile, flammable liquid ...

Google previewImmunochemistry (1994)

by Vanoss

Acetone is an excellent preservative and is used frequently in immunohistochemistry on tissue sections and cell or tissue imprint ...

Google previewFundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition (2011)

by Stanley E. Manahan

Acetone is a good solvent and is chemically less reactive of a carbon atom chain) . Acetone is a good solvent and is chemically less reactive than the aldehydes, which all have the functional group than the aldehydes, which all have the ...

Google previewFundamentals of Sustainable Chemical Science (2009)

by Stanley E. Manahan

Acetone is a good solvent and is chemically less reactive of a carbon atom chain) . Acetone is a good solvent and is chemically less reactive than the aldehydes, which all have the functional group than the aldehydes, which all have the ...

Google previewGeneral, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2015)

by H. Stephen Stoker

Acetone is an excellent solvent because it is miscible with both water and nonpolar solvents. Acetone is the main ingredient in gasoline treatments that are designed to solubilize water in the gas tank and allow it to pass through the engine in ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, ...

Google previewGeneral Chemistry, The Essential Concepts (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound ...

Google previewPhoto-era Magazine (1901)

Acetone is the commercial name for the substance known to chemists as dimethyl ketone. Properly all bodies in which the...

Acetone is a liquid and is miscible in all proportions with water, alcohol ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry, Principles and Mechanisms (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry with Biological Applications (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, mobile, flammable liquid, and is the simplest ketone. Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in its own right, typically for cleaning ...

Google previewChemistry-Ap Edition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound ...

Google previewCampbell Biology in Focus (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, ...

Google previewBiology, The Dynamic Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acetone is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, ...

Google previewThe 100 Most Important Chemical Compounds (2007)

A Reference Guide by Richard Leroy Myers

g/cm3 Acetone is a flammable, colorless liquid with a pleasant odor.

Google previewThe Knowledge (2014)

How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm by Lewis Dartnell

Acetone is a good solvent and is used as ...

Google previewPropanols—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyBrief

Acetone is an effective solvent for small specimens, less than 1.5 mm. Being polar, Acetone Will partition itself into the aqueous phase. It has problems extracting large molecular weight lipids that have hydrophobic groups. Paraffin cannot be ...

Google previewInterpreting Infrared, Raman, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra (2001)

by Richard A. Nyquist

Acetone is the simplest member of the ketone series.

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1T1O1N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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